Turkey Pumpkin Chili Recipe

Recipe - Turkey Pumpkin Chili

Turkey and pumpkin…This recipe brings them together for a hearty, seasonal one-pot meal. Besides adding a sweet nutty flavor to dishes, pumpkin is a ready source of vitamin A, which boosts the nutrition content of this offbeat chili. Garnish each portion with a dollop of sour cream (or Greek yogurt) and chopped cilantro or scallions.

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 pound ground white or dark meat turkey
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained\
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin purée
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • Ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained

Directions

  • Heat oil in a large pot over medium high heat.
  • Add onion, bell pepper, jalapeños and garlic and cook, stirring frequently, until tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Add turkey and cook until browned.
  • Add tomatoes, pumpkin, 1 cup water, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to medium low and add beans.
  • Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes more.
  • Ladle chili into bowls and serve.

Nutrition

(Amount Per Serving)

Calories: 280
Fat: 13g (2.5g saturated fat)
Cholesterol: 55mg
Sodium: 580mg
Carbohydrates: 23g
Protein: 20g


Recipe provided by Whole Foods Market

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Updated December 29, 2017

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