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This easy crockpot turkey chili recipe is healthy, hearty, and comforting. A big batch will give you tons of tasty leftovers! 

Crockpot Turkey Chili

This easy crockpot turkey chili recipe is healthy, hearty, and comforting. A big batch will give you tons of tasty leftovers! 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Crockpot turkey chili, healthy turkey chili recipe, slow cooker turkey chili
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 359 kcal
Author Natasha Bull

Ingredients

  • 1 red pepper diced
  • 1 medium onion diced 
  • 1 (13.4 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (19 fluid ounce) can red kidney beans drained
  • 1 (28 fluid ounce) can diced tomatoes with juices
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper or to taste
  • 2 pounds extra lean ground turkey
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Prep all your ingredients and add everything except the ground turkey and salt & pepper to the slow cooker. Give it a good stir then add the turkey and stir it again so it's all coated. Wait until it's cooked before adding the salt because chili powder contains salt, and you don't want to over salt it. 
  2. Cook for 8 hours on low. 
  3. Serving ideas: over rice, with pasta, and/or topped with sliced avocado, Greek yogurt or sour cream, cilantro, cheddar cheese, tortilla chips, or sliced jalapeno peppers. It freezes well. 

Recipe Notes

  • This chili does have a fair bit of liquid. I know some people like that, and others don't. If you want less liquid, you can cook it with the lid off for the last hour or two (you might want to increase the heat to high at that point), or transfer it to a pan and bubble some of it off. Also keep in mind that it'll get drier each time you reheat it.
  • This is the 7 quart Crockpot I used to make this recipe.
  • Nutritional information is provided as a courtesy only and should be construed as an estimate rather than a guarantee. Ingredients can vary and Salt & Lavender makes no guarantees to the accuracy of this information.
Nutrition Facts
Crockpot Turkey Chili
Amount Per Serving
Calories 359 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 83mg28%
Sodium 670mg29%
Potassium 1480mg42%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 12g50%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 47g94%
Vitamin A 3000IU60%
Vitamin C 45mg55%
Calcium 115mg12%
Iron 8mg44%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.