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Turkey Chili

Updated: Mar 8, 2022

Great for sharing with the family or for meal prep!

Nutrition (per serving):

  • Calories: 246

  • Total Fat: 5.7g

  • Carbohydrate: 30.3g

  • Protein: 20.9g

Serves: 6


  • 2 tsp olive oil

  • 1 yellow onion, chopped

  • 3 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 pound extra lean ground turkey or chicken

  • 4 tbsp chili powder 2 tsp ground cumin

  • 1 tsp dried oregano

  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

  • 1/2 tsp salt, plus more to taste

  • 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes 2 cups chicken broth

  • 1 (28 oz) can dark red kidney beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 (28 oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 (15 oz) can sweet corn, rinsed and drained

  • Optional: Mushrooms

  • For topping: cheese, avocado, tortilla chips, cilantro, sour cream or greek yogurt


  1. To make this recipe in the slow cooker: Reduce the chicken broth to 1 cup and brown the turkey and onions before adding to the slow cooker. Cook it on high for 4-6 hours.

  2. Place oil in a large pot and place over medium high heat. Add in onion, garlic, red pepper and mushrooms if using. Sauté for 5-7 minutes, stirring frequently.

  3. Add in ground turkey and break up the meat; cooking until no longer pink. Next add in chili powder, cumin, oregano, cayenne pepper and salt; stir for about 20 seconds.

  4. Add in tomatoes, chicken broth, kidney beans and corn. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 30-45 minutes or until chili thickens and flavours come together. Taste and adjust seasonings and salt as necessary.

  5. Garnish with anything you'd like. Makes 6 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each.

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