Pumpkin Turkey Chili

Pumpkin Turkey Chili


"Absolutely delicious. I know it doesn't sound appetizing, but it's unbelievable how tasty it is, and so easy too!"


30 m servings 285 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 285 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 16.6 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.9g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 21.2 g
  • 42%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 76 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 321 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat, and saute the onion, green bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, and garlic until tender. Stir in the turkey, and cook until evenly brown. Drain, and mix in tomatoes and pumpkin. Season with chili powder, pepper, and salt. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 20 minutes. Serve topped with Cheddar cheese and sour cream.
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  1. 1014 Ratings


I am only giving this four stars because the orginal recipe was too bland for my taste. I added a few things: one can each of corn, black beans, and green chilies, about 2 tsp each of cumin and ...

This is a great recipe to build on. I added black beans, corn, cumin an extra can of tomatoes and extra chili powder. My family loved it.

Definitely missing something... 3 stars as I had to tweak this recipe so much to achieve any flavor, however I loved the addition of the pumpkin! Good base to build on for personal chili prefe...

I am always looking for new and different recipes, especially ones that incorporate veggies that you otherwise wouldn't eat a lot of, like pumpkin. I have made this a couple times and it is re...

Great idea! I like my chili spicy so I only put in half the amount of pumpkin and added fresh cilantro, corn, jalapenos, and some extra cumin, cayenne pepper and chili powder. It was very tasty!

The base of the recipe was good - the pumpkin adds a nice rich flavor. However, I used the exact amount of seasoning recommended and I think it needs a little more spice. I will definitely make...

What do you do when you are saddled with dozens of jars of homecanned pumpkin (thanks, Mom!) and trying to watch your carbs? Try one really bizarre recipe! This one earns 5 stars for creativit...

I give this recipe 5 stars for the absolute genius of adding pumpkin to my chili!!! Hubbie and I LOVED it.. he insists that I make it again soon! However, the end-result was not b/c I followed...

Found this recipe while scouring for ideas for a Halloween party. I made a double batch and took it and it was devoured! Amazing recipe that makes me feel really good about eating it! Absolou...