Slow Cooker Turkey Bean Chili

Course Main Course
Cook Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 234 kcal


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 ounces mushrooms finely chopped
  • 2 medium onions chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon ground toasted cumin
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ancho chili powder
  • ½-1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder depending on desired spice leve
  • 7 cups cooked black beans or red beans 1 pound dried beans, cooked
  • 28 ounces can whole tomatoes chopped up in food processor
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup bean cooking liquid or low-sodium chicken broth


  • Chopped avocado
  • chopped scallions
  • low-fat Greek yogurt
  • low-fat shredded cheese


  1. Heat olive oil in a large stock pot over medium heat. Add mushrooms and onions and cook until onions are translucent, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook another minute. Add ground turkey and cook until browned and cooked through. Add oregano, cumin, chili powder, ancho chili powder, and chipotle chili powder. Stir well and cook until fragrant, about a minute. Add black beans, tomatoes, bean cooking liquid, and salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Pour chili into a crockpot and cook on low 6 hours to develop flavors. Alternatively, continue cooking chili on the stovetop on low heat for 1 hour.
  3. Serve with variety of garnishes on the side.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Turkey Bean Chili
Amount Per Serving
Calories 234 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 33mg 11%
Sodium 661mg 28%
Potassium 817mg 23%
Total Carbohydrates 28g 9%
Dietary Fiber 10g 40%
Sugars 3g
Protein 18g 36%
Vitamin A 18.5%
Vitamin C 16.1%
Calcium 10.6%
Iron 27%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.