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Healthy, Flavourful Slow Cooker Turkey Chili
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4 from 18 votes

Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

This Slow Cooker Turkey Chili is the most healthy, flavourful chili you'll ever make - it's filled with beans, veggies and ground turkey, then loaded up with toppings. You won't miss the beef!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 15 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: tex mex
Keyword: chili, chili powder, crockpot, ground turkey, kidney beans, slow cooker, tex mex
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 244kcal
Author: Taylor Stinson


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb ground turkey or ground chicken
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 3 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 1 cup corn
  • 1 can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can navy beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 (796mL) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup beef or chicken broth (add beef for more flavour)

Topping ideas

  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Scallions, sliced
  • Chopped cilantro
  • Tortilla chips
  • Sour cream
  • Sliced jalapeno peppers
  • Sliced avocado


  • Heat olive oil over med-high heat. Add ground turkey, seasoning generously with salt & pepper, and saute for 2-3 minutes until lightly browned.
  • Add turkey to Crockpot along with the rest of ingredients (minus the toppings). Cook on high for 3 hours or on low for 6 hours.
  • Serve chili in large bowls, then add toppings of choice. Serve and enjoy!
  • STORAGE: Chili will last in fridge up to 5 days, and can be reheated in the microwave for 2-3 minutes. It can also be frozen up to 3 months in glass bowls. Reheat from frozen for 6-7 minutes, stirring halfway through.



Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 1131mg | Potassium: 784mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1251IU | Vitamin C: 40mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 2mg