Healthy, Low Fat, Slowcooker Taco Turkey Chili

It’s a time­less adage: slow­cook­er meals are SO a con­ve­nient. Just toss a cou­ple ingre­di­ents in the crock­pot, give it a few hours and bod­aboom bod­a­bang, you’ve got your­self a meal. One of my favorite slow­cook­er recipes is an adap­ta­tion from my mother-in-law’s taco chili recipe, but I’ve shrunk it down to more of a two per­son friend­ly size (with enough left­overs for a few days.) Not only is this recipe healthy, it’s also very inex­pen­sive to make. Fol­low the recipe below for a deli­cious meal that’s low in fat but tasty enough to seem like good old fash­ioned com­fort food.


Healthy Slow­cook­er Taco Turkey Chili

  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 taco sea­son­ing pack­et (orig­i­nal or spicy, depend­ing on your pref­er­ence)
  • 1, 28.5 oz can crushed toma­toes (add an extra 14 oz can for a more toma­toey chili)
  • 2 cans red kid­ney beans, rinsed
  • 1 can whole ker­nal corn
  • option­al: 1 table­spoon chili flakes and/or 1 table­spoon Tap­a­tio sauce

Add all ingre­di­ents to crock­pot, mix with spoon, and cook on low for 8 hours/high 4 hours

Slow cooker crockpot chili

Makes enough for 8–10 serv­ings

Left­overs can be eas­i­ly frozen for sev­er­al months and used lat­er for a con­ve­nient meal

If you want to add a lit­tle more “com­fort” to this healthy food, add a dol­lop of sour cream and a lit­tle bit of ched­dar cheese. 😉👌🏼

And btw, Win­co seems to have the best canned food prices I’ve found.

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