Pumpkin Turkey Chili

Happy Halloween! Here’s a fun spin on chili that can be modified to eliminate whatever foods your sensitive to.

Pumpkin Turkey Chili

This can be done in the crockpot or stove top.

1 can pumpkin purée or cooked pumpkin, purée with water, about 2c

1lbTurkey breakfast sausage, crumbled, cooked and drained (optional)

Bell Peppers

Bell Peppers (Photo credit: joe beasley)

Saute 1/2 each diced red,green, orange, yellow bell pepper +1sweet onion+3 cloves garlic+1jalepeno

You can add spices to the sautéed veggies for 1-2 min.: 2t cumin, 1t curry, 1t turmeric, 1t ginger, 1t cinnamon, 1/8t coriander, 1/8t cloves,1/8t cardamom.  Add all ingredients to pot and simmer.

Add in 1 can of black beans, 1/2 can of pinto beans, 1/2 can of cannelini beans

Simmer chili for 2+ hrs stovetop, high crockpot for 3+hrs, low crockpot 6+hrs.  Add fresh cilantro and/or finely chopped Kale along with your favorite cheese if you want and enjoy!  Goes great with gluten-free cornbread topped with coconut oil and honey.


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One Response to Pumpkin Turkey Chili

  1. Mom says:

    I will did make a chili similar to this it was good. I printed this off thank you for sharing..

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