Slow Cooker Turkey Chili Recipe
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Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

Simple slow cooker turkey chili for the fall and winter months. This healthy soup is hearty and full of real food ingredients.
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword dairy free, gluten free, slow cooker, soup
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Servings 6
Author Emily Roach



  • 1 lb ground turkey pastured, organic
  • 28 oz whole tomatoes do not drain
  • 2 can red kidney beans organic, BPA free can; drained and rinsed
  • 1 yellow onion chopped, or sub red onion
  • 1 garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 cup frozen corn organic
  • 2 tbsp raw cacao
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tbsp arrowroot powder optional
  • 1 tsp black pepper


  • Brown the turkey in a skillet till nearly done. Transfer to a slow cooker.
  • Add the balance of ingredients through raw cacao into the slow cooker.
  • Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  • If chili looks too watery before serving, add in the arrowroot powder to help absorb some of the water. Sprinkle over the chili and stir in.
  • Serve warm. Store leftover in the refrigerator; or freeze in glass jars for up to 3 months.


In my turkey chili recipe, I'll often use this opportunity to clear out my fridge. I'll add in cilantro, lime zest, or the last of some fresh tomatoes.