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Slow Cooker White Turkey Chili Recipe

Slow Cooker White Turkey Chili

Slow Cooker White Turkey Chili is such a hearty and delicious meal that can be made with leftover turkey meat. Just add everything to the crockpot and cook.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword White Turkey Chili
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 294kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 4 cups cooked shredded turkey meat
  • 1 small yellow onion diced
  • 1 jalapeño seeded and minced
  • 2 15 oz. cans white beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 15 oz. can sweet corn drained and rinsed
  • 1 4.5 oz. can green chiles
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 cups chicken broth low-sodium
  • 1 lime zested and juiced

To be added later:

  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese optional
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 4 tablespoons water


  • Lime juice
  • Freshly chopped cilantro or parsley
  • Extra cheese
  • Sour cream
  • Jalapeños
  • Corn chips


  • Add the shredded turkey meat to the bottom of the slow cooker.
  • Top with the white beans, green chiles, minced jalapeño, diced onion, minced garlic, sweet corn, dried oregano, dried thyme, dried parsley, cumin, salt, pepper, lime juice, lime zest, and red pepper flakes. Stir to combine. Add chicken broth.
  • Cover and cook on low for 5 to 6 hours or high for 3 hours.
  • When there are 30 minutes of cooking remaining, stir in sour cream until fully combined. Stir in shredded cheese until melted and fully combined. Stir in cream.
  • If you would prefer a thicker soup, in a small bowl combine cornstarch and water, until cornstarch is fully dissolved and the mixture to the slow cooker. Stir to combine.
  • Cover and cook for extra 30 minutes on high.
  • Optional: using an immersion blender, puree a portion of the chili, about 1/4, to thicken it, leaving the rest of the ingredients whole.
  • Serve topped with a squeeze of fresh lime juice add your favorite toppings.



Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 135mg | Sodium: 791mg | Potassium: 442mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 440IU | Vitamin C: 18.9mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 1.7mg