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Family Favorite Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

Rated as 4.58 out of 5 Stars

"Favorite family chili recipe, handed down to me by my mother."
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4 h 20 m servings 270
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir turkey, onion, bell pepper, and garlic together in the hot skillet until the turkey is completely browned, 5 to 7 minutes; transfer to the crock of a slow cooker.
  2. Stir kidney beans, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, chili powder, basil, salt, and black pepper into the turkey mixture.
  3. Cook on Low for 4 hours.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 270 calories; 6.5 29.7 24.1 56 857 Full nutrition

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Family Favorite Turkey Chili Haiku: "Thought this would be blah, but it turned out really good. Better leftovers." I really expected this chili to be dull, due to it not having cumin or oregano,...

I absolutely love this one! My first attempt at turkey chili, but I had such a good feeling that I doubled most of the ingredients. I used red pepper instead of green- personal taste. I didn't d...

It was easy to make. I'll make it again. Next time I'd add 1 1/2 lb of turkey. I forgot to pick up cheese to sprinkle on top. It was delicious.

Love this easy and simple recipe for chili! I used a pound of ground beef in addition to the ground turkey (my husband loves his meat!) and added another can of sauce for the right proportions. ...

Loveed it the bell peppers and onions , and garlic give it a nutritions value to my diet I trying to include more veggies in my famlies menu.

Best chili recipe! My husband could not stop raving about it. I added 2 more cloves of garlic. It could use a bit more spice for my taste so next time I may add a little extra.

My Wife always makes the chili in our house. Well, she is working this weekend so I took advantage of the opportunity to have the kitchen all to myself and try my hand at it. Very good recipe. S...

I used 1 can of dark kidney beans and 1 can of light kidney beans. Next time I will season the meat a little more, but other than that, it was really good!

I didn't make any changes and my husband and I both loved it. A great way to use leftover turkey!