Crock Pot Turkey Chili

Yum!  Make this in your crockpot and you have an easy, healthy winter meal.






1 ½ lb lean ground turkey

1 T EVOO oil

2 large onions, chopped

3 cloves garlic, minced

16 oz no salt added tomato sauce

1 ¾ C water

3 T chili powder

1/8 t cayenne pepper, or to taste

1 t ground cumin

1 T fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano

fresh ground pepper to taste

½ t salt (optional)

15 oz canned pinto beans, rinsed and drained

15 oz canned black beans, rinsed and drained


1. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium high heat. Add ground turkey and saute’, stirring occasionally, 4-5 min or until no longer pink.

2. Pour contents of pan into a strainer or colander lined with paper towels. Allow fat and liquid to drain out.

3.  Saute’ onions in oil 2-3 mins or until translucent.

3. Add ALL ingredients in a crockpot. Cook on low 8 hours.

That’s it!  Easy and Healthy.