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Sweet and Spicy Bacon and Turkey Chili in a plate

Sweet And Spicy Bacon And Turkey Chili

  • Author: Sara Nelson
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free


This turkey chili is sweet, savory, and spicy. Seasoned to perfection, this dish is hearty, warming, and a perfect addition to your weekly meal prep menu. This one-pot dish can be whipped together in just over 1 hour.



  • Greek yogurt
  • Avocado
  • Scallions
  • Shredded sharp cheddar
  • Cilantro


  1. Crisp bacon in large pot over medium heat.
  2. Remove crisped bacon from pot with tongs and place in bowl.
  3. Add ground turkey and jalapeño to pot to cook in bacon fat.
  4. Once turkey is cooked throughout and jalapeño has softened, add all dry spices, cover, and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add vegetables, stir, cover, and simmer for another 2-3 minutes.
  6. Stir in diced tomatoes and tomato paste.
  7. Cover and reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 40 minutes.
  8. Remove chili from burner and stir in 3/4 of bacon crumbles.
  9. Garnish with Greek yogurt, remaining bacon crumbles, avocado slices, scallions, and cilantro.

Keywords: chili

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