Slow-Cooker Turkey Chili
Rui Correia cooks up a delicious slow cooker chili with ground turkey and chorizo
Samantha Okazaki / TODAY
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Whether you need a game-day meal for a crowd or just want something warm and cozy on a cold day, this slow-cooker turkey chili is sure to please!


    • 1 pound ground turkey meat
    • 1 smokey sausage (chourico or linguica)
    • 1 large red bell pepper
    • 1 large red onion
    • 2 stalks celery
    • 3 cloves, garlic
    • 1 cup dry white wine
    • 1/2 cup tomato paste
    • 1 teaspoons chili powder
    • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 2 sprigs rosemary
    • 1 bundle curly parsley
    • 1 - 2 cups water


Sautee onions, garlic, bell pepper and celery in butter. Add diced sausage and cook until slightly browned. Deglaze with a little wine if needed. Add turkey, cook for several minutes until it’s no longer pink.

Add the cooked mixture into slow cooker. Add tomato paste, spices, wine, rosemary and water. Cook on high for 4 hours.

Serve with rice and garnish with parsley.

You can serve up leftovers the next day by topping it with a sunnyside up egg, cilantro and hot sauce. 

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