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Jennifer Braga

The Best Turkey Chili You’ll Ever Eat – and It’s Dairy, Egg, and Gluten Free

We are all looking for delicious, nutritious meals that won’t keep us in the kitchen all day. 


Look no further than this dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free slow cooker turkey chili. This recipe is simple enough for even the busiest of parents to whip up in minutes. Let’s get cooking! 

Remember when your teachers asked you to briefly look over your questions before you started reading your lessons? There is an excellent reason for that. Understanding the questions before you learn the answers keeps you aware. When you know the outcome/process in cooking, you can make adjustments along the way to suit your taste better. 



So let’s go over the ingredients and steps to make it, so you have an excellent high-level understanding of what will happen. This recipe is for a slow cooker and needs about 6-7 hours to cook, but it is Farely Simple to make. 

We use our instant pot to do the initial browning and sautee, but you can use a saucepan if you wish, then transfer it to your slow cooker. So in theory, you can prep everything the night before, then the morning of, throw it into your slow cooker before work, set the timer, and go.

Anyway, back to the recipe overview. You’ll be browning the turkey with some onions and garlic first; secondly, you’ll add the other ingredients and stir. Then you will set it to slow cook and relax.  

See, this is where you can think to yourself well, maybe I can save some morning prep time and do the turkey, onion, and garlic and put it back in the refrigerator for the morning. OR You can make this as a meal prep solution one evening, then refrigerate it for a 

This hearty chili is sure to make your mouth water! It’s full of flavor – thanks to the chili powder and cumin – yet it still comes together quickly, so you can have dinner on the table before you know it! Plus, it’s packed full of healthy veggies like sweet potatoes, which are rich in fiber, vitamins A & C, and iron. 

So don’t wait any longer – get cooking! This dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free turkey chili will become one of your go-to meals for busy weeknights when time is short but hunger levels are high! The combination of flavors from the chili powder and onions, paired with the sweetness from the sweet potatoes, make this dish truly special – not to mention how good it makes you feel knowing you’re eating something so healthy too! So try out this recipe tonight – you won’t regret it!

Turkey and Sweet Potato Chili

Course: DinnerDifficulty: Easy


Prep time


Slow Cooker Time




  • 1 small onion diced

  • 1 garlic clove

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 pound ground turkey

  • 3 tomatoes diced

  • 1 can of black beans

  • 1 can of red kidney beans

  • 4 medium sweet potatoes

  • 2 cups of chicken broth (more if you like it soupier)

  • 2 tsp chili powder

  • 1 tsp oregano

  • 1 tsp cumin

  • 3/4 tsp chipotle powder

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Optional Toppings- cilantro, avocado, shredded cheese


  • In a medium saucepan or instant pot set to sautee, heat up olive oil
  • Add in turkey to brown and break it up with a spoon. Cook for about 5-7 min
  • Add in onions & garlic and cook for about 6-8 minutes until onions are translucent
  • Add in tomatoes, beans, and sweet potatoes, and stir to combine
  • Add in chicken broth and spices
  • Set the slow cooker to 6-7 hours
  • Serve with optional toppings ( We used Vegan Cheese & Avocado)

Recipe Video