Turkey Pumpkin Chili! (Slow Cooker)
The weather is changing which makes it the perfect time for a warm comforting bowl of Turkey Pumpkin Chili!! This is a family favorite recipe and it is SO delicious! It is packed with a ton of protein and vegetables. As a bonus, it only takes 15 minutes to put together and then the the slow cooker does the rest!
Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 4 hours on high or 6-8 hours on low
-1 lb. of lean ground turkey
-1 28oz can of crushed tomatoes
-1 15oz can of diced tomatoes
-5 tablespoons of tomato paste
-1 cup of canned organic pumpkin (not pumpkin pie)
-1 15oz can of kidney beans
-1 15oz can of black beans
-1 large onion (chopped)
-1 large green pepper (chopped)
-1 large red pepper (chopped)
-1 large jalapeño (sliced)
-1 teaspoon cumin
-1 teaspoon oregano
-11/2 teaspoon paprika
-11/2 teaspoon chili powder
-1/2 teaspoon pepper
-1/4 teaspoon salt
-Shredded mexican cheese
-Fully cook the ground turkey on the stovetop and break into small pieces. When the turkey is almost done add in the chopped onions.
-Add the turkey and onions to the slow cooker.
-Chop up peppers.
-Drain and rinse the beans.
-Add everything else to the slow cooker. Your peppers (red, green, and jalapeño), crushed tomatoes, diced tomatoes, pumpkin, cumin, oregano, paprika, chili powder, pepper, and salt.
-Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or low for 6-8 hours.
-When there is 1 hour left to cook quickly take off the lid and stir. Put cover back on and cook for the remaining hour.
-Serve in bowls and add sliced avocado, shredded Mexican cheese, and a dollop of sour cream. Serve with tortilla chips on the side.
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