{VIDEO} The Best Turkey Chili Recipe (Slow Cooker/Instant Pot)

  • Author: Fit SlowCooker Queen


  • 2 pounds ground turkey
  • 28 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • 10 ounces diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 15 ounces red kidney beans, drained & rinsed
  • 2 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


Slow Cooker

Optional but recommended step: Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add ground turkey and cook 3-5 minutes, crumbling the meat as it cooks, until no longer pink. Drain excess grease before adding the meat to the slow cooker.

  1. Add ground turkey and all other ingredients to slow cooker. Stir to mix well.
  2. Cook HIGH 3-4 hours or LOW 6-8.

Electric Pressure Cooker (Instant Pot)

  1. Turn on the pressure cooker and select Sauté. Once hot add oil, ground turkey, and diced onion to the pot. Cook 5-7 minutes, crumbling the turkey as it cooks. You might need to do this in batches. Drain fat excess grease.
  2. Stir in all remaining ingredients. Close lid and seal valve. Set high pressure and cook for 20 minutes. Natural release pressure for 5 minutes then quick release any remaining pressure.