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Kid-friendly Crockpot Chili

Kid-friendly Crockpot Chili

Course Dinner


  • 2 lbs 99% lean ground turkey
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon oil
  • 1 cup onion diced
  • 2 red bell peppers diced fine
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 1/2 cups frozen corn kernels
  • 2 10 oz cans Diced Tomatoes with Green Chilies
  • 15 oz can plain tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1-2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 bay leaves

Optional Toppings:

  • diced avocado
  • plain yogurt or sour cream
  • shredded cheese
  • tortilla chips
  • cornbread


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat, add the turkey, season with salt and cook, breaking up with a spoon until turkey browns and is no longer pink; place into the slow cooker.
  2. Add the oil to the skillet and sauté the onion, garlic and bell peppers over medium heat for about 4 to 5 minutes.
  3. Spoon over turkey into the slow cooker and stir in corn and tomatoes, tomato sauce, cumin, chili powder, paprika and salt, mix until well blended.
  4. Pour chicken broth into the crock pot and add the bay leaf.
  5. Cover and cook on HIGH 4 hours or LOW 6 hours.
  6. Serve with desired toppings.


Source: slightly adapted from Skinny Taste