Savor the goodness of this easy Slow Cooker Turkey Chili. Save time by preparing this chili recipe in your slow cooker so it’s ready for the family when you get home for dinner.
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Comfort food season is here and I am so excited! Cooler weather calls for warm and comforting food. This Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Chili is perfect to make for a nice family dinner, a fun homegate celebration or casual party for friends. I am going to be honest, living and working on our family farm is very time-consuming.
We all work A LOT. But, Anthony and I make it a point to have a nice family dinner at least three times a week. Family dinner time is the perfect way to catch up on the latest with our kids, talk about school and even talk about the weekly plans we all have.
Break out that Crock-Pot and let’s make some comforting chili.
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What Ingredients Are In Turkey Chili?
Dark Kidney Beans
Corn (fresh or frozen)
Frontera Beef Taco Skillet Sauce
Seasonings: Cumin, fresh minced garlic, chili powder, salt, oregano
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How To Make Crock Pot Turkey Chili
Confession. Slow cooker recipes were never really my favorite. But that has changed. I find now that with our busy farm life, using the slow cooker is a real time saver since I can prepare everything in the morning and come home to a fully cooked meal.
Finding the right ingredients definitely makes it all the better. Chili is the perfect comfort food during the colder months. I lightened up my traditional recipe by substituting lean ground turkey for ground beef.
In my opinion, turkey can be a little bland, but I kicked up the flavor by sautéing the ground turkey with Frontera Ground Beef Taco Skillet Sauce. Using sauces like this is the perfect way to flavor the turkey. My family didn’t even realize it was turkey. Just call me sneaky.
A chili is not chili without a generous amount of beans. I added a can of Wholesome Pantry Dark Red Kidney Beans and Black beans for some extra protein. I let the chili cook for about seven hours on low in the slow cooker. If you want to speed up the process, cook for four hours on high.
How nice is it to come home from work knowing you will have a fully cooked dinner? This Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Chili is the perfect healthy comfort food that the whole family can enjoy. Top it off with some shredded cheddar, sliced jalapeños for an extra kick and a dollop of salsa.
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- 1 cup Diced Onion
- 1 28 oz. can crushed tomatoes
- 1 15.5 ounce can Wholesome Pantry Dark Red Kidney Beans drained
- 1 15.5 ounce can Wholesome Black Beans drained
- 1 can whole kernel corn drained
- 1 packet Frontera Beef Taco Skillet Sauce
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon oregano
- 2 tablesoons canola oil
- Frontera Roasted Tomato Salsa, for garnish
- Wholesome Pantry Mild Cheddar Cheese, for garnish
- Chopped Fresh Cilantro, for garnish
- Diced jalapenos, for garnish
- Heat a skillet over medium-high heat with canola oil. Add ground turkey and Frontera Taco Skillet sauce and saute until cooked through.
- Transfer to the crock of the slow cooker. Add beans, corn, seasoning and crushed tomatoes.
- Cook 7 hours on low or 4 hours on high heat.
- Garnish with a dollop of Frontera Roasted Tomato Salsa, Wholesome Pantry Mild Cheddar Cheese, fresh cilantro and diced jalapenos.