Slow Cooker Turkey Chili


Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

Recipe provided courtesy of Taste of Home magazine.  Find more great recipes at


I love this chili recipe because it’s a quick meal to prepare in the morning and a delicious wholesome dinner to return to in the evening.

               Terri Crandall                                                                    Gardnerville, Nevada


Slow Cooker Turkey Chili Recipe

Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

2 Tbsp. olive oil

1 ½ lb. ground turkey

1 medium onion, chopped

2 Tbsp. ground ancho chili pepper

1 Tbsp. chili powder

1 ½ tsp. salt

1 ½ tsp. ground cumin

1 ½ tsp. paprika

2 cans (14 ½ oz. each) fire-roasted diced tomatoes, undrained

1 medium sweet yellow pepper, chopped

1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped

1 can (4 oz.) chopped green chilies

1 garlic clove, minced

1 cup brewed coffee

3/4/ cup dry red wine or chicken broth

1 can (16 oz.) kidney beans, rinsed and drained

1 can (15 oz.) white kidney or cannellini beans, rinsed and drained

Sliced avocado and chopped green onions


In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat.  Add turkey and onions; cook 8-10 minutes or until meat is no longer pink, breaking up turkey into crumbles.

Transfer to a 5 quart slow cooker; stir in seasonings.  Add tomatoes, sweet peppers, chilies and garlic; stir in coffee and wine.

Cook, covered, on low 7-9 hours.  Stir in beans; cook 15-20 minutes longer or until heated through.  Top servings with avocado and green onions.       8 servings

Freezer option:  Freeze cooled chili in freezer containers.  To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight.  Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally and adding broth or water if necessary.


(Recipe for Slow Cooker Turkey Chili was on, 2014)


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