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Turkey Pumpkin Chili

Easy turkey pumpkin chili is perfect for Fall! Black beans and Rotel tomatoes give it a Southwestern kick. A rich and tasty cold weather meal.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword healthy turkey chili, pumpkin chili, turkey chili, turkey chili recipe, turkey pumpkin chili
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 8 minutes
Servings 6 people
Author Lisa B.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 ½ teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 ½ teaspoons dried oregano leaves
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 2 cans 15 oz. black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 ½ cups cooked turkey meat shredded, or 2 cups cooked ground turkey meat
  • 1 can 15 oz. pumpkin
  • 1 can 14.5 oz. hot tomatoes with green chilies, undrained
  • 1/2 cup dry sherry
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • Shredded cheddar cheese optional

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a large stock pot over medium high heat.
  • Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic. Cook until tender, about 8 minutes.
  • Stir in chili powder, cumin, and oregano.
  • Add all remaining ingredients except cheese. Stir well and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low. Simmer for 45 minutes to 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  • Top with shredded cheddar if desired.