How to Make Super Cozy Turkey BBQ Chili

Comfort food is my specialty and one of my favorite recipes to share with family and friends. This quick and easy turkey BBQ chili recipe is, hands-down, my favorite comfort food recipe EVER! No matter what meat variations I add (Italian sausage, ground beef, etc.) or extra veggies thrown in, it is BOMB!

Cozy Turkey BBQ Chili Recipe by M & Bee Blog

I know there are a million chili recipes in this world. Everyone has a sentimental “favorite” chili version that has a special family tradition behind it, or takes you back to a certain memory.

This chili recipe is one of my Dad’s specialties and will always be one of my favorites just because of that!

This one pot meal is simple to throw together for an easy weeknight meal for the family, Super Bowl parties, cozy fall tailgate parties, and more!

Prepare the Ingredients

Grab your large soup pot or dutch oven and add your choice of oil and heat it up to medium heat.

Chop your peppers and onions into small bite size pieces while the pot/dutch oven is heating.

BBQ Turkey Chili Recipe
BBQ Turkey Chili Recipe

Sauté peppers and chopped onion to the point that the onion is soft and translucent.

Add in your ground turkey and cook until the ground turkey is no longer pink.

Season with garlic, red pepper flakes, and salt and pepper to taste.

Cook ground turkey until it is cooked through.

Other ingredients: mustard, bbq sauce, Grillin’ beans, kidney and black beans, tomato puree, green chilis and diced tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce.

Simmer on low for at least an hour…or the longer the better!

BBQ Turkey Chili Recipe

BBQ Turkey Chili is a quick and easy BBQ chili recipe including tasty smoky BBQ flavor, ground turkey, bell peppers, and bean medley.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chili Recipe
Servings: 10
Calories: 566kcal
Author: Megan, M + Bee Blog

Equipment

  • Large pot or Dutch Oven

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs. ground turkey
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 red pepper and yellow pepper chopped
  • 1 15 oz. can of Bush's Smokehouse Grillin' Beans (I used Bourbon & Brown Sugar)
  • 1 15 oz. can of black beans, drained
  • 1 15 oz. can of Bush's dark kidney beans, drained
  • 1/2 cup bbq sauce (I used Sweet Baby Rays)
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp ground red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 small can of chopped green chilis and diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 small can of Hunts tomato puree
  • 5 dashes of Worcestershire sauce

Instructions

  • Sauté your peppers and chopped onion until the onion is soft and translucent.
    Super Cozy BBQ Turkey Chili Recipe
  • Add in your ground turkey and cook until it is no longer pink.
    Super Cozy BBQ Turkey Chili Recipe
  • Season with garlic, red pepper flakes, and salt and pepper to taste.
    Super Cozy BBQ Turkey Chili Recipe
  • Add in mustard, bbq sauce, Grillin' beans, kidney beans, black beans, tomato puree, green chilis and diced tomatoes, and the Worcestershire sauce.
    Super Cozy BBQ Turkey Chili Recipe
  • Simmer on low for at least an hour…or the longer the better!
    Super Cozy BBQ Turkey Chili Recipe

Notes

This is a great recipe to “feed to your freezer”, this just meaning that it is freezer friendly, up to 2 to 3 months. Serve with cornbread, sour cream, or spring onions as garnish. Enjoy!
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Please make your own calculations based on the actual ingredients you use when making this recipe, using your preferred nutrition calculator.

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