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Kids Cook Monday – Turkey Chili

Happy Monday! Our Kids Cook Monday recipe is this easy turkey chili recipe from AllRecipes.com.  I can’t believe the girls wanted to make chili, this should be fun! Pics later…

Simple Turkey Chili

Kids Cook Monday

tkcm_logo1Here is the Kids Cook Monday recipe, which my oldest daughter (10) found herself, Chicken Corn Chowder from MyRecipes.com. My girls are really embracing the cooking thing. They are having so much fun, finding recipes, shopping for ingredients and cooking! If you have not cooked with your kids, you really should. I’ll share photos of their masterpiece later.

Chicken Corn Chowder

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 6 green onions
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups chopped cooked chicken breast
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 (10-ounce) packages frozen corn kernels, thawed and divided
  • 1 (14-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups fat-free milk
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) preshredded cheddar cheese


  1. Melt butter in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Remove green tops from green onions. Chop green onion tops; set aside. Thinly slice white portion of each onion. Add sliced onions to pan; sauté 2 minutes. Add flour; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly with a whisk. Stir in chicken, salt, pepper, 1 package of corn, and broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes.
  2. While mixture simmers, combine the remaining corn and milk in a blender; process until smooth. Add milk mixture to pan; simmer 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Ladle 2 cups chowder into each of 4 soup bowls; sprinkle evenly with green onion tops. Top each serving with 2 tablespoons cheese.

Why cook with your kids?

There are many great reasons to cook with your kids, here’s just one!

Unknown-1Cook with your child on Kids Cook Monday! Here is the recipe my girls cooked last night, Bean and Cheese Burritos!