Paleo Turkey Chili

by inspiredrd on October 30, 2014

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My favorite part of Halloween is probably the annual “make-the-face-of-your-pumpkin” photo. That never gets old.

What does get old? The heat.

I know, we choose to live here, but can’t I just wear a scarf once in the month of October? No? Ok fine. I’ll just take my whiny self into the air-conditioned house and curl up with a nice bowl of chili.

Paleo Turkey Chili in the Crockpot | InspiredRD.com #glutenfree

This chili is incredible, and so worth the morning prep time to have it waiting for you when you get home from trick-or-treating. If you live somewhere cold, this will warm you up perfectly. If you live in Phoenix, well, crank up the A/C. It’s worth it.

Paleo Turkey Chili in the Crockpot | InspiredRD.com #glutenfree

Happy Halloween!

Paleo Turkey Crockpot Chili
Recipe type: Soup
 
Throw this chili together in the morning and come home to a delicious dinner!
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 4 stalks celery, diced
  • 4 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 28 oz. can crushed tomatoes (I used Muir Glen diced tomatoes with basil)
  • 14 oz. can fire roasted petite diced tomatoes
  • 14 oz. can petite diced tomatoes
  • 3 Tbsp. salt-free chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp. dried oregano
  • 1 Tbsp. dried basil
  • 1 Tbsp. of cumin
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • Toppings: Avocado, cheese, cilantro (optional)
Instructions
  1. Saute onions and garlic in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add ground turkey and cook until no longer pink.
  3. Throw the turkey/onion mixture and all other ingredients in the crockpot. Give a good stir, and cook on low 6-8 hours.
  4. Serve with avocado slices.

 

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