Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

What’s the big hurry? Take your time with this wonderful slow-cooked turkey chili.

Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

Prep: 30 minutes • Cook: 5 hours, 20 minutes
Serves: 10

      • 1 can (15 ounces) Our Family chili beans, undrained
      • 1 can (15 ounces) Our Family great northern beans, drained
      • 1 can (28 ounces) Our Family crushed tomatoes
      • 1 can (6 ounces) Our Family tomato paste
      • 1 teaspoon Our Family cayenne pepper
      • 1 teaspoon Our Family ground cumin
      • 1-½ pounds ground turkey
      • 1-½ green, red, and/or orange bell peppers, coarsely chopped (2 cups)
      • ¼ cup Our Family chili powder
      • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
      • ¼ cup Our Family extra virgin olive oil
      • 2 celery stalks, coarsely chopped (about 1 cup)
      • 2 medium yellow onions, coarsely chopped (2 cups)
      • 4 teaspoons kosher salt
      • 4 teaspoons minced jalapeño pepper
      • 4-½ cups chopped skinless turkey meat (1-½ pounds)
      • 4 cloves garlic, minced
      • 6 cups less-sodium Our Family chicken broth
      • Our Family shredded cheddar cheese and sour cream (optional)
  1. In large saucepot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add ground turkey and cook 5 to 7 minutes or until browned, breaking up turkey with side of spoon.
  2. Stir in chili powder, salt, cayenne, and cumin. Stir in crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, garlic, leftover turkey, cilantro, and jalapeno. Stir in beans, celery, onions, bell peppers, and broth; heat to boiling over high heat. Boil 5 minutes. Reduce heat to medium; cook chili 7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Transfer chili to 5 to 6 quart slow cooker; cover and cook on high 5 to 6 hours. To serve, top chili with cheese, and sour cream, if desired.

Approximate nutritional values per serving:
375 Calories, 12g Fat (2g Saturated), 83mg Cholesterol, 1348mg Sodium, 35g Carbohydrates, 9g Fiber, 36g Protein