Turkey and bean chili is easy to make, especially if a slow cooker is involved. This easy recipe for chili features lean ground turkey slowly simmered with tangy tomatoes and fiber-filled beans. Set this to cook overnight for eight hours, and you can ladle a warm lunch to-go the next morning.

Ingredients for servings

    Slow Cooker Turkey & Bean Chili

  • 1 tbsp canola oil

  • lean ground turkey

  • 1 medium onion diced (approx. 1 cup)

  • 3 clove minced garlic

  • 0.5 tsp salt

  • 0.5 tsp pepper

  • 1 can no-sugar added tomato sauce

  • 1 can diced tomatoes

  • 2 can kidney beans, drained and rinsed

  • 2 tbsp chili powder

  • 2 tsp dried oregano

  • 1 tsp ground cumin

  • baked tortilla chips 10-15 chips eac


  • In a large nonstick skillet, add the oil, ground turkey and onion. Cook until meat is no longer pink, about 10 minutes. Add garlic, salt and pepper. Cook 1 minute longer.

  • Transfer to (4-quart) slow cooker. Stir in the remaining ingredients

    • tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, kidney beans, chili powder, dried oregano and cumin.

  • Cover and cook on low for eight hours or until heated through. Season with salt, to taste, and serve with optional toppings if desired.

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