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Barbecued Turkey Chili Recipe

Barbecued Turkey Chili Recipe

The first time I made this, it won first prize at a chili cook-off. It takes just minutes to mix together, and the slow cooker does the rest. It's often requested by friends and family when we all get together. -Melissa Webb Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 4 hours YIELD:4-6 servings


  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (16 ounces) hot chili beans, undrained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) turkey chili with beans
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/3 cup barbecue sauce


  • 1. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine all of the ingredients. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or until heated through and flavors are blended. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 215 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 936mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 10g fiber), 14g protein.

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brackeen8807 User ID: 7836423 217187
Reviewed Jan. 7, 2015

"my family love BBQ so this as a real hit"

christquest User ID: 6648138 141984
Reviewed Mar. 13, 2014

"This was exactly what I was looking for. quick and easy and with the wonderful taste of BBQ sauce. Thank you for sharing!"

cookinNC User ID: 4119721 147975
Reviewed Nov. 14, 2011

"I have made this several times. If you are looking for a homemade chili, this may not be for you, but it's a great "quick to put together" crock pot meal."

ErikB User ID: 4150106 206203
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2010

"Attn: morebiscotti ... Check the source of this recipe. It's from our quick Cooking... so it's not indicative of the typical recipe you'll find here."

morebiscotti User ID: 3329527 114958
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2010

"I'm sorry but a bunch of canned goods is NOT what I call home cooking. I thought this site was about making food the REAL Way, from scratch."

1DomesticGoddess User ID: 2778356 141983
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2008

"This chili was ok, but I didn't care for the taste of the barbecue sauce in it. Also, when I added the canned turkey chili, (I added 2 cans) as I couldn't find turkey chili with beans, so I added turkey chili (minus the beans) and I'm glad I did, or there would of been too many beans in this chili, and not enough meat. I recommend adding 1 lb. of cooked turkey to this recipe, (it needs more meat) and be sure to add 2 cans of the turkey chili, but with out the beans. The kidney beans and chili beans are enough beans for this recipe. If I decide to make this again, I will skip adding the barbecue sauce, and add some chopped onion, and add whole tomatoes, (cut-up) rather than adding diced canned tomatoes (it's just a preference). One more thing, I did not cook this on high for 4 hours, but rather on low between 5-6 hours. The 4 hours on high I think would of scorched this chili."

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