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Slow-cooker Turkey Chili

This slow-cooker chili recipe is as easy as it is delicious. Browning the meat before adding it to the slow-cooker brings out the rich flavor of the dish.

  • Yield: Makes 4 to 6 servings


  • 1 1/4 pounds lean ground turkey
  • 1 none large onion, chopped
  • 1 none garlic clove, minced
  • 1 none (1.25-oz.) envelope chili seasoning mix
  • 1 none (12-oz.) can beer
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn kernels
  • 1 none red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 none green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 none (28-oz.) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 none (15-oz.) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 none (8-oz.) can tomato sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • none Toppings: shredded Cheddar cheese, finely chopped red onion, sliced fresh jalapeños


1. Cook first 4 ingredients in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring often, 8 minutes or until turkey crumbles and is no longer pink. Stir in beer, and cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Spoon mixture into a 5 1/2-qt. slow cooker; stir in corn and next 6 ingredients until well blended. Cover and cook on LOW 6 hours. Serve with desired toppings.


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Slow-cooker Turkey Chili Recipe