Three bean turkey chili

Recipe Information

Three bean turkey chili is a delicious American recipe usually served as a appetizer. It requires about 20 minutes of prep time and about 8 hours of cooking time for a combined total time of 8 hours, 20 minutes. The overall cooking skill level is considered easy. This recipe will yield 6 servings if prepared as directed.
Servings 6
Preparation Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 8 Hours
Total Time 8 Hours, 20 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Turkey; Beans
Category Beans & Legumes; Poultry
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Appetizer; Main Dish
Subtype Soup
Cuisine American; Latin American; Mexican; Fusion
Cook Method Slow Cooker


  • 1 pound ground turkey

  • 1 small onion, chopped

  • 1 can (4.5 oz.) can chopped chilies, drained

  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) black beans, undrained

  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) chickpeas, undrained

  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) kidney beans, undrained

  • 1 can (28 oz.) diced tomatoes, with juice

  • 1 can (16 oz.) tomato sauce

  • 1-2 tablespoons chili powder, to taste


  • Cook the ground turkey and onion in a skillet over medium high heat. Drain the fat and transfer to a slow cooker.

  • Add the chopped chilies, black beans, chickpeas, kidney beans, tomatoes, tomato sauce, and chili powder, stirring well to mix.

  • Cook 8 hours on a low setting. Serve hot.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 375 cal

  • Total fat: 8g

  • Saturated fat: 2g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 3g

  • Cholesterol: 52mg

  • Sodium: 882mg

  • Potassium: 1,317mg

  • Carbohydrate: 50g

  • Fiber: 15g

  • Protein: 29g