Turkey Chili Recipes

Butterball turkey chili recipes are heartwarming, wholesome and leaner than chili made with ground beef. From easy turkey chili recipes for quick family dinners to flavorful chili recipes for the slow cooker, Butterball has all the inspiration you need to satisfy any craving.

The Best Turkey Chili

It's slow cooker season! Make a delicious lunch or an easy dinner with this richly flavored, spicy chili made with ground turkey and turkey sausage.

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Your turkey chili questions, answered

How long does turkey chili last in the fridge?

Turkey chili with cooked ground turkey will last three to four days in the fridge. Freeze turkey chili if you need to store it for longer than a few days. You can keep frozen turkey chili indefinitely; however, it may begin to lose flavor and moisture after three to four months.

How many calories are in a bowl of turkey chili?

The number of calories in a serving of turkey chili depends on the recipe and ingredients used. Every Butterball recipe lists calories per serving. If you're looking for recipes that are low calorie, gluten-free or align with other dietary needs, filter your recipe search with the helpful tools on our main recipes page.

How long to cook turkey chili?

Chili is a culinary marvel when it comes to cooking time. It can simmer on low heat for hours and develop incredible depth of flavor, or it can be prepared quickly when you need an easy weeknight meal. Follow cook time instructions for any Butterball turkey chili recipe, and you can't go wrong. The most important factor is to ensure the ingredients are cooked through. For turkey meat, this means the internal temperature must reach at least 165ºF.

What to serve with turkey chili?

Anything you want! Explore our turkey chili recipes for a variety of topping ideas, and serve with your favorite sides. May we suggest the classic combination of chili and cornbread?

How to season ground turkey for chili?

Using Butterball ground turkey for chili recipes is an excellent choice because of this ingredient's versatility — not to mention its lower fat content than ground beef! Ground turkey can take on a variety of flavors depending on your choice of seasonings and spices. For an even easier option, choose pre-seasoned Butterball ground turkey products.