Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

10 servings
6 hr 10 min

It was so chilly here last weekend, you know one of those days that you just can’t get warm even after you’ve been in your warm house for a while. I figured it was a perfect day to make a nice big pot of turkey chili! It’s such an easy slow cooker recipe to throw together too.

Making Turkey Chili

It starts with cooking up 2 lbs. of ground turkey in a large pan with a little olive oil.

Once the turkey was cooked through I added the diced onion and minced garlic and continued to cook until the onion was softened and translucent.

Then I added the ground turkey to my slow cooker.

Now it’s time to just dump the rest of the ingredients into the slow cooker…don’t you love easy recipes!!

I added 2 (28 ounce) cans of crushed tomatoes, 1 (28 ounce) can of diced tomatoes, 1 cup of chicken broth, 2 (15 ounce) cans of kidney beans, and 2 (4 ounce) cans of chopped green chilis.

Give it a good stir!

Then time to add the spices to the pot of chili

Looks good already! A mix of chili powder, cumin, oregano, cocoa powder, brown sugar, salt & pepper. Yum!!

Cook on low for 6 hours.

Toppings for Turkey Chili

  • Shredded Cheese
  • Sour Cream
  • Sliced Jalapeños
  • Crushed Tortilla Chips
  • Sliced Green Onions
  • Avocado
  • Cilantro

We love to serve cornbread and tortilla chips alongside our chili! The Krusteaz Honey Cornbread is amazing!

This is the perfect meal for a busy day!

Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Chili
Recipe details
  • 10  servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 6 Hours Total time: 6 hr 10 min
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  • 2 pounds ground turkey
  • 1 cup diced yellow onion
  • 4 garlic cloves; minced
  • 2 28 ounce cans crushed tomatoes
  • 1 28 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 15 ounce cans kidney beans
  • 2 4 ounce cans chopped green chilis
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 3 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • salt & pepper to taste

Add olive oil to a large saute pan and brown the ground turkey until no longer pink.
Add diced onions and minced garlic and continue to cook until the onion becomes soft and translucent.
Turn your slow cooker to low heat. Add the cooked turkey mixture.
Pour in crushed tomatoes, diced tomatoes, kidney beans, chicken broth, and diced chilis. Stir well
Add all the spices and stir again.
Cook on low heat for 6 hours.
  • Topping Suggestions: sour cream, shredded cheese, crushed tortilla chips, avocado, & sliced green onions.
  • Serve with corn bread or tortilla chips.
Jennifer Howard| Cottage On Bunker Hill
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