Slow-Cooker Turkey Chili

slow cooker turkey chili


Hmm, who doesn’t love a big bowl of chili on a chilly afternoon? As if that doesn’t sound good enough, how about slow-cooker, ready-when-you-get-home-chili? This recipe is EXTREMELY easy and it will have your house smelling amazing by the time you come home from work. Also, I tried using Jennie-O’s Italian Seasoned ground turkey to spice things up a bit — it turned out delicious! The great thing about chili is that you can throw in whatever veggies, beans, spices, etc., that you like. You really can’t go wrong!


turkey chili

JEnnie-O turkey chili




Add cheese, plain greek yogurt (more protein and WAY better for you than sour cream!) on top or throw the chili on a baked potato or mac n’ cheese!

What I used:

  • Jennie-O Italian Seasoned ground turkey
  • 2 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 can chili beans
  • 1 can great northern beans
  • 1 can tomato sauce
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • chili powder to taste
  • cumin to taste
  • hot sauce to taste
  • salt to taste
  • garlic to taste


  • Cook ground turkey per directions on package, set aside
  • Saute green pepper and onion, set aside
  • Drain and rinse beans, set aside
  • Pour all ingredients into slow cooker
  • Add seasoning to taste (I like my chili spicier, so I add lots of spice and hot sauce – yum!)
  • Cook on low for 6-8 hours

Serve immediately. Keep for up to 1 week in fridge.


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