Crock Pot Three Bean Turkey Chili

One of my best chili recipe ever. A wonderful crock pot three bean turkey chili that the whole family will love. Plus it's healthy. Now you can have it all.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 392kcal
Author: Dan Mikesell AKA DrDan


  • 1 pound ground turkey Another meat like ground beef or chicken could be used. If you want vegetarian just skip the meat.
  • 2 stalks celery Diced
  • 1 onion large
  • 1 jalapeno pepper
  • 14 oz dice tomatoes
  • 10 oz RoTel
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • 14 oz chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 42 oz beans three cans I used pinto, black and light kidney beans.
  • sour cream and cheese if desired.


  • Start by browning 1 pound of ground turkey.
  • Dice two stalks of celery and one large onion. Dice one jalapeno pepper.
  • Rinse and drain three cans of beans, low sodium preferred. I used pinto, black, and light kidney beans and that is the combination I recommend.
  • Add one 14 oz can of diced tomatoes, a 12 oz can of Ro-Tel Tomatoes & Diced Green Chilies, a 6 oz can of tomato paste, 14 oz can of low sodium chicken broth, two tablespoons Worcestershire sauce, two tablespoons chili powder, one teaspoon ground cumin, one teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, two teaspoon garlic powder.
  • Mix well. Cook on low for 6-7 hours.


Pro Tips:

Use the ground meat you want. I prefer turkey for this chili.
Use the beans of your choice. Low sodium preferred.
I assume a serving size of about 1 1/2 cups per serving. This should be good in the refrigerator for 3-4 days. It will freeze well for 2-3 months.
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Calories: 392kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 1887mg | Potassium: 1217mg | Fiber: 20g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 2250IU | Vitamin C: 29.7mg | Calcium: 160mg | Iron: 8.5mg