Crockpot Spicy White Turkey Chili

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!

Spicy White Turkey Chili

Such a light, tummy-pleasing version of chili!

Contributed by Megan Porta from pipandebby.com.

Published Oct 14, 2012

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.