Turkey Chili Recipe

Turkey Chili Recipe

Want to make your cold evenings warmer or change up your dinner routine? Our recipe for turkey soup is just what you need. This soup is great for families and parties because it is full of taste and hearty foods.

It’s a healthy choice that doesn’t skimp on taste, thanks to the mix of protein-rich ground turkey, fiber-rich beans, and bright spices. This recipe is simple to follow and will make your food taste great, no matter how much experience you have in the kitchen.

Plus, you can make it your own by adding your favorite sauces and spices. Get ready to curl up with a bowl of steaming turkey chili that will fill your hunger and make you want more.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (15 ounces) kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels
  • 1 bell pepper, chopped (any color you prefer)
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional toppings: shredded cheese, chopped green onions, sour cream, cilantro


In a big pot, heat the olive oil over medium-low heat. Put in the chopped onion and cook for about 5 minutes, until it gets soft. After you add the chopped garlic, cook for one more minute

Break the ground turkey up with a spoon and add it to the pot. Cook until it turns brown.

Chop up bell pepper, kidney beans, black beans, corn, and add them to the bowl.

Add salt, pepper, ground cumin, paprika, dried oregano, and chili powder to the soup to make it taste better. Mix things together well.

Turn down the heat and let the chili cook for a while. Put a lid on top and let it cook on low heat for 30 minutes, turning every now and then.

Check the salt and make changes if needed. To get the right consistency, you can add a little water or soup if the chili is too thick.

Top it off with your favorite things, like sour cream, parsley, shredded cheese, or chopped green onions. Serve hot.

Enjoy your warm and tasty turkey chili!


Q: Can I make this turkey chili in a slow cooker? A: Yes, absolutely! Simply brown the turkey and sauté the onions and garlic before transferring everything to the slow cooker. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours until flavors meld together beautifully.

Q: Can I freeze leftovers of this turkey chili? A: Definitely! Let the chili cool completely before transferring it to airtight containers or freezer bags. It will keep well in the freezer for up to 3 months. Just thaw in the refrigerator overnight and reheat on the stove or microwave when ready to enjoy.

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