Slow Cooker Taco Chili
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Slow Cooker Taco Chili is a great dish to make for a crowd or freeze the extras for a quick meal on a busy night!
Recipe type: Main
Serves: 8
Slow Cooker Taco Chili
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1.25 lb. ground turkey
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2-30 oz Tomato Sauce
  • 3-15 oz black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3-15 oz pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 tsp salt, divided
  • 1 tsp pepper, divided
  • 3 tsp cumin, divided
  • 3 tsp ground coriander, divided
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp chili pepper
Suggested toppings
  • cheddar cheese, freshly shredded
  • purple onions, chopped
  • fresh cilantro, roughly chopped
  • tortilla chips
  • sour cream or non-fat Greek yogurt
  • anything that you love on a taco
  1. heat olive oil in a large skillet over med high heat
  2. add ground turkey, breaking it up as it cooks
  3. season turkey with 1 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp, pepper, 1 tsp, cumin, and 1 tsp coriander
  4. when turkey is browned and cooked through add to dish of slow cooker
  5. add chopped onions to the hot skillet and cook 2-3 min, then add to the slow cooker dish
  6. pour remaining ingredients into slow cooker dish and stir
  7. (You could get to this stage the night before and store in the fridge until morning)
  8. cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours. You're really just heating everything and allowing all the flavors to meld, everything is cooked
  9. serve with toppings and enjoy!!
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