Turkey Chili Recipe

Every time I make this turkey chili recipe, my guests love it! It’s an easy, one pot meal that freezes well and is great to bring along to dinner parties, game day or any time you want to bring along something healthy and delicious!


  • 2 tbs chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon of garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon of onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes
  • ¼ teaspoon of oregano
  • ½ teaspoon of paprika
  • 2 teaspoons of unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 ½ teaspoons of ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon of black pepper
  • ½ yellow onion
  • 3 tbs olive oil
  • 1 lb of ground turkey
  • 2 cloves minced fresh garlic
  • 1 bell pepper – combine half of green, red and orange peppers
  • 1 can of kidney beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 can of black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 8 oz can of tomato sauce
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 small can of tomato paste (in case it comes out too soupy)


Sauté and brown the ground turkey in the olive oil with the fresh
 garlic, bell peppers and ½ onion. Once browned, combine the tomato 
sauce with chicken stock and all the seasonings and remaining ingredients and cook on low on the stove (2 hours) or slow cooker for
up to 4 hours. Depending upon thickness after 2 hours, I add tomato 
paste if it looks soupy.