Crockpot Spicy White Turkey Chili

Spruce up chili by giving it some spice and making it light! This version is so comforting and delicious!

My day has involved: riding down the Lazy River with my water-loving oldest boy on a giant blue inner tube, comforting my youngest boy because of his aversion to waterparks and anything relating to a single drop of water, saying goodbye to my bestest pal and her children after a fun weekend together, packing for a week-long trip that begins on Tuesday, preparing for a long day of work tomorrow and dealing with a very-overly-tired-and-waterparked-out boy and his challenging behavior. Now the boys are in bed as I sit waiting for Dan to arrive home from work so we can watch the premiere of Walking Dead! I am beyond excited!

In the meantime, I will share this delightful white chili recipe with all of you! It is such a perfect time to throw chili ingredients into your crock pot to make your home smell wonderful and your tummies happy. I hope you enjoy this one!

Place 2 pounds of ground turkey in a large skillet. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until browned. Drain the grease and transfer to a large crock pot, along with:

2 cans cannellini beans, undrained

1 can butter beans, undrained

Add to the skillet:

1 yellow onion, chopped

1 green pepper, chopped

Cook over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes.

Add:

4 cloves garlic, finely minced

3 to 4 jalapeno peppers, finely chopped

Cook for an additional 3 to 4 minutes.

Add:

1 teaspoon chili powder

1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 teaspoon oregano

1/2 teaspoon cumin

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon black pepper

Mix well and remove from heat.

Add to the crock pot:

2 cans corn, drained

32 oz. chicken broth

Add the onion-pepper-spice mixture to the crock pot.

Mix well. Cook on Low for 6 hours.

Serve warm, topped with shredded mozzarella.

The zombies are here! Must go watch!

Also be sure to check out my Best EVER Chili recipe as well as this Healthy Turkey version! My Chicken Rice Soup and Taco Soup recipes are pretty great, too.

Spicy White Turkey Chili

Such a light, tummy-pleasing version of chili!

Contributed by Megan Porta from pipandebby.com.

Published Oct 14, 2012

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Serves: 8

Total time: 7-8 hrs, 30 min (Low heat) or 4-5 hrs, 30 min (High heat)

Spicy

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds ground turkey
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 3-4 jalapeno peppers, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cans cannellini beans
  • 1 can large butter beans
  • 2 cans corn, drained
  • 32 oz. chicken broth
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese for topping, if desired
Instructions:
  1. Place the turkey in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook, stirring, until browned. Drain the grease and transfer turkey to a small bowl.
  2. Add the chopped onions and green peppers to the hot skillet. Cook over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes. Add the garlic and jalapeno peppers. Cook for an additional 3 to 4 minutes. Add the chili powder, cayenne pepper, oregano, cumin, salt and pepper. Mix well. Remove from heat.
  3. Place the cooked turkey and onion-pepper mixture to a crock pot. Add cannellini beans, butter beans, corn and chicken broth. Cook on low heat for 6 hours. Serve warm, topped with shredded mozzarella cheese.