Crock Pot Turkey White Bean Chili


I posted that I was making this yesterday on Facebook and many of you asked for the recipe. I wanted to make sure that it was ‘share worthy’ and it is ūüėČ If you want a super simple meal and love using your crockpot then this is perfect!! I also love that her blog {Skinny Taste} is filled with delicious and good for you meals.

Crock Pot Turkey White Bean Chili


  • cooking spray
  • 2 lb 99% lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp chili powder, to taste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 2 (15 oz cans) of white northern or navy beans, rinsed and drained
  • 15 oz can pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 4.5 oz canned chopped green chile
  • 2 cups low sodium, fat free chicken broth
  • fat free sour cream for topping (optional)
  • chopped cilantro and chives for topping (optional)
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat¬†a large heavy saute pan over high heat and lightly¬†spray¬†with oil.¬†Add¬†meat and cook, breaking it up until white, about 5 minutes.¬† Add¬†to crock pot.
  • Add¬†oil to the saute pan, then onions, garlic,¬†saut√©¬†about 3 – 4 minutes;¬†add¬†cumin and¬†saut√©¬†another minute.
  • Add¬†to crock pot.¬†Add¬†beans, pumpkin puree, green chilis, broth, chili powder, oregano, and bay leaves.¬†Cover¬†and¬†cook¬†on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours.
  • Remove¬†bay leaves and¬†adjust¬†seasoning to taste before serving. Enjoy!

I served this with tortilla chips as they are a MUST for chili in our household although I think you could do something more healthy like a salad. If you wanted to be good that is ūüėČ This coming from a girl that snacks on candy corns. Ha ha!!





















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