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CrockPot Turkey Chili Recipe: Pintrest Recipes

I  have been super into cooking lately and it’s all because of my crockpot ( Cooking with my crock pot allows me to make meals without adding to the mom life stress pot. I’m truly addicted and about everything I’ve cooked has been in my crock pot for the last couple of weeks. The stove top rarely gets used in my house now a days because I realized how much time the crock pot saves me. 

Something else I’ve been hooked on lately is Pinterest ( I’m sure we all know the magic of Pinterest and if not; wake up because your sleep! Nonetheless I have been on Pinterest like crazy pinning everything.

One of my favorite Pinterest Boards is my is “dinner Recipes” board. My family and I love to eat and I have been getting so much gratification from testing my very amateur culinary limits and my family commending me on how yummy it comes out. For The first time ever I used a Pinterest recipe to cook a meal for my family at home and it came out amazing.

This Crock pot turkey Chili recipe was found on Pinterest inspired by chili recipes from The House of Yumm ( and The Spruce Eats ( I combined the recipes and revamped them a little to my taste and let me tell you all for my first time making homemade crock pot turkey chili my Mom; yes I said my mom even said it was almost perfect (recipe includes added modifications to make it perfect!).


Here is my rendition of the Turkey chili recipe and the links to the original recipes from the house of Yumm and The Spruce Eats are hyperlinked above!

Good luck, enjoy, and happy Crock pot turkey chili eats!!!


Turkey Chili Recipe (crockpot): 

Cook Time: 8 Hours Method: CrockPot

Prep Time: 20 Minutes Total time: 8 hours & 20 minutes

Author: Tyler E. inspired by recipes from &



  • 1 pound dry kidney beans

  • 4 1/2 cups water

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1/2 Yellow Onion

  • 1/2 Green Bell Pepper (chopped)

  • 1 Yellow Bell Pepper (chopped) 

  • 1 Orange Bell Pepper (chopped) 

  • 1 small serrano pepper

  • 1 1/2 Pound Ground Turkey of your choice 

  • 1 (14 1/2-ounce) can Diced Tomatoes

  • 2 tablespoons Chili Powder

  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Cumin 

  • 2 teaspoons Garlic salt

  • 1 teaspoon Pure Brown Cane Sugar 

  • 4 Garlic cloves (smashed) 

  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

  • optional Garnishes: sour cream, guacamole, shredded cheese, tortilla chips, chives, olives

Cooking Instructions: 

  1. Rinse and sort out kidney beans (tossing out beans that look as if they’ve gone bad or are deformed.) 

  2. Combine kidney beans and water in crock pot cover and turn on to high heat. (Allow beans to cook for 4 hours or until they become tender) 

  3. On stove top combine vegetable oil, bell peppers, onions, and garlic in a skillet to be cooked until they are limp. (set a little bit of your pepper mix aside to cook ground turkey with for added flavor if you choose.)

  4. Once peppers are cooked transfer them into crock pot with Kidney beans. 

  5. Add ground turkey to the same skillet used to cook your peppers, season to taste, and cook until all of the ground turkey is browned. Drain excess oils off cooked ground turkey and Transfer to crock pot. 

  6. Add spices to crock pot chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, brown sugar, black pepper to meat and beans then stir. 

  7. Cover with lid and reduce heat to low cooking for 3-4 hours. 

  8. Bon appetite!