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The Best Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

This slow cooker turkey chili is seriously the best! Made with healthy veggies, ground turkey, and a unique blend of spices.
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Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: classic chili, dairy free chili, healthy soup, slow cooker meal, Turkey Chili
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
238 Katelyn | With Sweet Honey


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 lbs ground turkey
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 bell peppers, seeded and diced (you can use whatever color bell peppers you’d like)
  • (2) 28 oz can diced tomatoes (don't drain)
  • (1) 6 oz can tomato paste
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp coconut aminos
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • 1-2 tsp dried red pepper flakes (optional for spicy)
  • 1 tsp sea salt, to taste
  • 1 tsp black pepper, to taste


  • In a large skillet, heat the olive oil on medium. Add the ground turkey, onion, garlic and bell peppers. Sauté for about 5-7 minutes, stirring frequently, until the turkey is browned and the peppers and onions are softened.
  • Add the turkey, onion, garlic and bell peppers to the slow cooker. Then add the rest of the ingredients to the slow cooker and stir. Cook on low heat for 4 hours.


How to make this recipe on the stovetop: Sauté the ground turkey, onion, garlic and bell peppers in a large stockpot. Then add the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil then reduce the heat to simmer for 30-40 minutes.
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Serving: 8servings | Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 21.1g | Protein: 30.8g | Fat: 4.9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 855mg | Potassium: 721mg | Fiber: 6.6g | Sugar: 11.7g | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 3mg