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Turkey Pumpkin Chili

This Turkey Pumpkin Chili is perfect for a cool evening! Chili flavors paired with pumpkin for a delicious, healthy twist on a classic!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 People
Calories 239kcal
Author Taylor

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Olive oil, divided
  • 1 Red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Onion, diced
  • 1/2 Cup Celery, thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh garlic, minced
  • 1 Lb 93% Lean ground turkey
  • 2 1/2 tsp Chile powder
  • 2 tsp Paprika
  • 2 tsp Pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 1/2 tsp Ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne
  • 1 Cup Chicken broth
  • 1 Can Fire roasted diced tomatoes (14.5 oz)
  • 1 Can Crushed tomatoes (14.5 oz)
  • 1 Can Dark red kidney beans, drained and rinsed (14oz) (leave out for paleo/whole30)
  • 1 Can Pumpkin puree (14.5oz)
  • 2 Tbsp Tomato paste
  • 1 tsp Salt, or to taste
  • Pinch of pepper
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1/4 Cup Parsley, minced

Instructions

  • Heat 1 Tbsp of the oil in a large pan on medium high heat. Add in the pepper, onion, , celery and garlic and cook until they begin to soften, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the rest of the oil and the turkey to the pan. Cook until the turkey begins to brown, about 3-4 minutes. Drain off any of the liquid.
  • Add in the spices and cook until the turkey is no longer pink and the spices are fragrant, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Add in the broth, fire roasted tomatoes, crushed tomatoes, beans, pumpkin puree , tomato paste, salt and pepper and stir until well combined. Then, bring to a boil.
  • Once boiling, stir in the bay leaves, turn the heat to medium low and cover the pan. Simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Once simmered, remove the bay leaves and stir in the parsley. Season to taste with more salt, if desired.
  • DEVOUR!

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Nutrition

Calories: 239kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 850mg | Potassium: 748mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 13073IU | Vitamin C: 45mg | Calcium: 112mg | Iron: 4mg