Cheap Super Bowl Recipe: Slow Cooker Turkey Chili


Invite the gang over to chow down a big bowl of hearty turkey chili. Serve with a dollop of sour cream, Mexican-style cheese, and cilantro.


  • 1½ lb ground turkey
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 (28-oz) can tomatoes with their juice
  • 1 (10.75-oz) can chicken broth
  • 2½ cup canned cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 small can chopped green chiles, drained
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced thin
  • 1 cup grated Mexican-style cheese
  • Sour cream (optional)
  • Salsa (optional)
  • Chopped Cilantro (optional)


  1. In a large skillet, sauté turkey in 2 Tbsp oil for about 5 minutes, breaking up turkey with a fork as it cooks. Drain liquid. Transfer the turkey to a slow cooker.
  2. In the remaining oil, sauté onion for 4 minutes. Add garlic, cumin, oregano, salt, and pepper. Saute for 1 minute. Add tomatoes and broth; simmer for about 5 minutes. Stir in the beans.
  3. Pour over the turkey in the slow cooker. Stir well. Cook on Low for 6 hours.
  4. Stir in chiles, bell pepper, and cheese. Cook, uncovered, for 15 minutes on high. Spoon into bowls; serve with sour cream, salsa and cilantro.


Devin Joy

Devin is a graduate of Valencia College in Graphic and Interactive Design. Devin has over ten years of experience designing educational and inspiring materials for print, web and other media.