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Pumpkin Turkey Chili

Recipe adapted from: Taste of Home and Whole Foods Market

turkey pumpkin chili

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1-2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and finely chopped (optional)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-pound ground turkey
  • 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1.5 tablespoons chili powder
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Directions (Stove Top Option ~55 min total)

  1. Sauté onion, bell pepper, jalapeños and garlic and cook, stirring frequently, until tender, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add turkey into skillet. Cook over medium heat until browned.
  3. Stir in the pumpkin, tomatoes, chili powder, salt and pepper and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally for 30 minutes.
  5. Serve with optional toppings and corn bread.

Directions (Slow Cooker Option ~20 min prep; 7 hours cooking time)

  1. Sauté onion, bell pepper, jalapeños and garlic and cook, stirring frequently, until tender, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add turkey into skillet. Cook over medium heat until browned.
  3. Transfer to a 3-qt. slow cooker. Stir in the pumpkin, tomatoes, chili powder, salt and pepper. Cover and cook on low for 7-9 hours.
  4. Serve with optional toppings and corn bread.

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