Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

Slow cooker turkey chili, keto recipes for dinner

Slow cooker turkey chili is one of those keto recipes for dinner you turn to when you’re craving something hearty and packed with bold flavor that doesn’t require a lot of effort. The chili is fragrant, smoky, meaty, is super low carb and the use of dark ground turkey greatly enhances both the flavor and fat content. Despite using a slow cooker, this chili makes it on the list of quick and easy keto dinner recipes because it is literally a dump and go meal. You brown the meat and vegetables really quick, dump all the ingredients into the slow cooker, set it then forget it until dinner time rolls around.


Serves 10

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 ½ lbs. dark ground turkey
  • Kosher salt and black pepper
  • 5 minced garlic cloves
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans diced tomatoes with canning liquid
  • 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
  • 1 (4-ounce) can fire roasted green chilies with canning liquid
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons cumin
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • Diced avocado, optional garnish


  1. Heat the oil in a pan over medium-high.
  2. Add the ground turkey to the pan once the oil is hot.
  3. Cook the turkey while stirring until brown.
  4. Season with salt and black pepper.
  5. Add the garlic and onion.
  6. Cook until softened and fragrant.
  7. Transfer the turkey, garlic, and onion to your slow cooker along with the rest of the ingredients. Stir.
  8. Cook for 6 hours on low or 3 hours on high.
  9. Ladle into bowls, top with the avocado if desired and serve.