Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

Healthy Turkey Chili recipe made in the Crock Pot.
  • Yield: 4-6 servings


1pound 99% fat free ground turkey
1cup chopped onion
1/2cup chopped bell pepper
1tablespoon chili powder
1teaspoon sugar
1teaspoon ground cumin
1/4teaspoon salt
2cloves garlic, minced
1can kidney beans, undrained (15 oz)
1can Mexican-style stewed tomatoes with jalapeño peppers and spices, undrained(14.5 oz)
6ounces tomato paste


  1. Cook the turkey in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until brown, stirring to crumble.
  2. Add chopped onion and the next 6 ingredients (onion through garlic), and cook for 5 – 7 minutes or until onion is tender. Place meat mixture in an electric slow cooker, and stir in beans, tomatoes, and tomato paste.
  3. Cover with lid, and cook on low-heat setting for 4 hours. Spoon into bowls; sprinkle with cheese and other toppings of your choice.

Note: The chili can be made on the stovetop if you don’t have a slow cooker. After adding the beans and the tomatoes, bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, partially covered, 1 1/2 hours.

Recipe courtesy of Amy, an art director by day and food blogger by night living in Chicago with her boyfriend and cat. You can find her posting recipes for healthy meals to sweet treats and everything in between at Amy Bites.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 221
  • Fat 1.9 g
  • Cholesterol 40 mg
  • Carbohydrate 26.1 g
  • Fiber 8.1 g
  • Sugars 6.7 g
  • Protein 26.6 g