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Slow-Cooker Turkey Chili Recipe

Contributors: Mary Mullen, MS, RD

Published: January 24, 2018

Slow-Cooker Turkey Chili Recipe
Rebecca Clyde, MS, RDN, CD

Use the slow cooker to make this chili that your kids will love and that won't keep you in the kitchen for hours.


1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
1½ pounds ground turkey
1 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 14 ½-ounce can low-sodium diced tomatoes with chilies
1 15-ounce can pizza sauce
1 10.75-ounce can reduced-sodium tomato soup
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon reduced-sodium Worcestershire sauce
¼ teaspoon ground pepper


Before you begin: Wash your hands.

  1. Heat oil in a large pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic. Cook about 2 minutes until golden brown.
  3. Add turkey, cook until broken up and browned, about 5 minutes. Transfer turkey mixture to a slow-cooker.
  4. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cook on low heat for 8 hours, or high heat for 4 hours.

Nutrition Information

Serves 8

Calories: 297; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 2.5g; Sodium: 213mg; Total Carbohydrates: 26g; Protein: 7g

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