Mild-Mannered Chili

Mild-Mannered Chili

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"I like chili, but I'm not a fan of heat for heat's sake. I wanted something that would warm me up but not be overwhelmingly hot, and this was the result. My husband says that this would also make a good sloppy joe (with beans) mix."
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3 h 20 m servings 197 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 197 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 4.4 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.4g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 16.5 g
  • 33%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 33 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 838 mg
  • 34%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Lightly coat the inside of a slow cooker with cooking spray.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir ground turkey in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes; drain and discard grease. Transfer ground turkey to the slow cooker.
  3. Stir crushed tomatoes, black beans, kidney beans, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, chili powder, black pepper, salt, and garlic powder into ground turkey.
  4. Cook on Low for 3 hours.


  • Cook's Note:
  • This chili can also be cooked in a pot on the stove top over medium-low heat until cooked through, about 15 minutes.
  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.


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Hands chili! super easy and everyone loved it.

This was excellent.

This recipe exactly what it says Mild Mannered. I did my chili on the stove top and omitted the tomato paste and added onions. Mom ate it as is and loved it. Hubby and I like heat so we heated o...

Very good Chili, I only made a couple changes. I added 1/4 pound sweet sausage to the ground turkey in the browning process and added a can of corn with the beans.

I've made a lot of chili recipes, and thought this one was pretty nice. I made it exactly as written. It was a little interesting that no onions (or even onion powder) was in it, as most chilis ...

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