Crockpot Turkey Chili

If you’re a fan of simple, heartwarming meals that are packed with flavor and perfect for chilly evenings, you’re in the right place. With the weather cooling down, there’s no better time to embrace the cozy charm of the Crockpot and whip up a delicious pot of Turkey Chili. This easy-to-follow recipe has been a favorite in my kitchen for years, and it never disappoints. Whether it’s the vibrant colors of the bell peppers or the aromatic blend of spices, each bite of this chili warms your soul. Pair it with some homemade cornbread for the ultimate comfort food experience. Get ready for a culinary journey into the world of hearty, nourishing chili.

Turkey Chili

Soul-Satisfying Simplicity:

Simplicity often lies at the heart of the most comforting dishes, and this Crockpot Turkey Chili is no exception. When the temperatures drop, and the winds grow chilly, there’s something undeniably appealing about a one-pot wonder that simmers to perfection in your trusty Crockpot. Just imagine, as you embark on this culinary adventure, the enticing aroma of bell peppers and aromatic spices filling your kitchen. It’s the promise of a delicious, soul-satisfying meal that makes this chili a beloved staple in my household.

Turkey Chili
Turkey Chili

Customize Your Bowl of Comfort:

One of the joys of making chili is the ability to customize it according to your taste and dietary preferences. Whether you’re a fan of avocado slices, dairy-free cheese, sour cream, olives, or corn chips, this chili welcomes all your favorite toppings. The more, the merrier! It’s the perfect canvas to express your culinary creativity, ensuring every bowl is tailored to your liking. And don’t forget to bake a batch of homemade cornbread to pair with your warm bowl of chili – it’s the quintessential sidekick that completes the experience.

With the beauty of a Crockpot and the heartiness of turkey, peppers, and a medley of flavors, this Turkey Chili recipe is a must-have for your fall and winter meal rotation. It’s time to savor the goodness of home-cooked chili, made with love, and enjoyed with your favorite toppings. Let’s dive into the recipe and discover how simple and delightful it is to create this classic comfort food.

Crockpot Turkey Chili

Once the weather cools down, it's chili time! This turkey chili is a go-to in the fall and winter. It's a hearty and delicious way to warm up on a chilly day. Start it in the afternoon, and dinner will be ready to go. Don't forget to add on a slice of fresh cornbread for the perfect comforting meal. Enjoy the flavors of the season in every spoonful.
Course Main Course


  • Crockpot


  • 1 lb. lean ground turkey
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 sweet bell peppers
  • 2 cans tomato sauce 15 oz.
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes 15 oz.
  • 1 can dark red kidney beans 15 oz.
  • 1 can black beans 15 oz.
  • 1 can sweet corn 15 oz.
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 – 2 tsp olive oil


  • Finely dice the onion and bell peppers.
  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Brown the ground turkey, onion, and bell peppers in the skillet until the turkey is no longer pink. Drain any excess juices.
  • Place the cooked turkey, onion, and bell peppers into the bottom of the crockpot.
  • Add the tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, and sweet corn to the crockpot. Drain and rinse the dark red kidney beans and black beans, then add them to the crockpot.
  • Sprinkle the cumin and chili powder over the ingredients in the crockpot and stir well to combine.
  • Cook on low for 6 hours or on high for 4 hours. Be sure to stir the mixture occasionally to ensure even cooking.
  • Serve your delicious turkey chili and customize it with toppings like dairy-free sour cream, dairy-free cheese, olives, corn chips, or your favorite extras!

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