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Turkey Chili Crockpot
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5 from 9 votes

Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

Healthy and Hearty Slow Cooker Turkey Chili to keep you warm and cozy all winter!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time2 hrs 50 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Silvia Ribas


  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 jar 25oz pasta sauce, plain no added flavors
  • 1 can 15oz black beans, rinsed
  • 1 can 15oz pinto beans, rinsed
  • 1 can 15oz kidney beans, rinsed


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 med white onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 whole red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 1 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 pk 1.25oz chili seasoning
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp brown rice flour



  • Add the first five ingredients to the slow cooker/ crockpot and stir to combine. Cover and turn on high.
  • In a large skillet heat the olive oil. Add the onion, garlic and red pepper and cook until soft and fragrant (3-5 minutes). Add the ground turkey and cook until no longer pink. Be sure to stir and break turkey into small chunks (10-12 mins). Add the salt, spices and seasoning, mix to combine. Next add in the tomato paste, chicken broth and brown rice flour to create a thick and flavorful broth. 
  • Pour the skillet content into the slow cooker/ crockpot, mix. Cover tightly and cook on high for 2 1/2 hours. When done serve with corn bread, sour cream and fresh parsley or cilantro. 


  • Turn the Instant Pot on sauté mode. When hot add in oil, onion, garlic and red pepper and cook until fragrant (3-5 minutes). Add in ground turkey and cook, stirring often until no longer pink (10-12 minutes). Season with salt, spices and seasoning, mix to combine. Add in broth and sauté for another minute or so. Start to add in the beans one by one and finally add the pasta sauce. Give it a final quick stir. 
  • Cover the Instant pot and seal the venting valve. Turn off sauté mode and switch to high pressure. Cook for 3 minutes. When done, quickly release pressure. Open and serve!