Turkey Pumpkin Chili

April McIver


Warm, hearty, with just a bit of spice. This isn’t quite classic chili, but it is quite good. I can't resist pumpkin when it's in season, so I add it to everything!


★★★★★ 1 vote

1 Hr


Add to Grocery List

20 oz
lean ground turkey
1 small
bell pepper, diced
1 small
onion, diced
3 clove
garlic, minced
2 Tbsp
chili powder
1/2 tsp
dried basil
crushed red pepper to taste
1 lb
pack dried black beans, cooked by package directions, rinsed and drained
1 can(s)
kidney beans, rinsed and drained
2 can(s)
diced tomatoes, undrained
1 can(s)
14 oz tomato sauce
3 c
cooked mashed pumpkin

How to Make Turkey Pumpkin Chili


  • 1Heat a large, heavy pot over medium. Add turkey, bell pepper, onion, garlic, chili powder, basil and a bit of red pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, until the veggies begin to get tender and meat is done.
  • 2Add the black beans, kidney beans, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce and mashed pumpkin. Stir well to combine.
  • 3Simmer over low at least 20 minutes, or up to a couple hours as you feel like to combine the flavors.

Printable Recipe Card

About Turkey Pumpkin Chili

Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #pumpkin

Leave a Comment

How To Pair Soups And Wine Recipe

How to Pair Soups and Wine

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Pairing soups and wine can be tricky. Besides there being many types of soup (stews, chowder, broth-based, etc.), soups are liquid and pairing liquid with liquid is strange. In reality,...

Simple Recipes For Thanksgiving Turkey Leftovers

Simple Recipes for Thanksgiving Turkey Leftovers

Kitchen Crew

The meal is over and the leftovers have been packed away. Now comes the question what to do with all the turkey. Reinvent them with one of these simple recipes...