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** Slow Cooker Black Bean Turkey Chili

Slow Cooker Black Bean Turkey Chili

  • Cooking Time:

    8 Hours on LOW
  • Servings:



1 lb. Ground Turkey Breast 1/2 Onion, diced 2 Stalks Celery, chopped 2 Carrots, chopped 1 Can, Black Beans (do NOT drain) 14 oz. Diced Tomatoes 1.5 c. Beef Broth 6 oz. Tomato Paste 4 oz. Diced Green Chilies 1.5 T. Chili Powder 1 tsp. Cumin 1 T. Minced Garlic 1 Bay Leaf

Need a healthy and delicious meal that makes dinner a cinch? Try this Slow Cooker Black Bean Turkey Chili. It’s mild enough that the kiddos will eat it and tasty enough to please even the pickiest adult. If you feel like an additional twist, add frozen corn or diced sweet potatoes. Yummy!

  1. Place Onion, Carrot and Celery in the bottom of a 6-Quart Slow Cooker.
  2. Next, Add raw ground turkey, in chunks.
  3. Add remaining ingredients.
  4. Cover and Cook on LOW for 8 hours, stirring and breaking up meat after 4 hours.
  5. Remove bay leaf before serving.


NOTE: To make this a FREEZER Meal, simply place all ingredients EXCEPT Beef Broth in a large plastic bag, seal well and freeze until ready to use! Dump ingredients in the slow cooker, add broth, and cook on LOW for 8-9 Hours.

Happy Crocking!

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7 years ago

Hi :
Why not add the broth when freezing ? does it make the beans and other stuff mushy when thawed ?

(ps : you are my go to place for recipes – i look to you 1st )

Charlotte Whited
Charlotte Whited
5 years ago

When making this a freezer meal, should I thaw the ingredients first before putting them in the crock pot? Or put them in while still frozen?

Lori Sherman-Appel
Lori Sherman-Appel
4 years ago

Sounds great! How do I find the nutritional info? I need for diabetes management. Thanks.

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