How to Make Pumpkin Turkey Chili at Home

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Shuvait Thusoo
Shuvait has lived in Pune alone for 4 years while studying engineering. This was the time period when he explored the South Indian Cuisines and experienced different spices and realised the beauty of food. So he started cooking and fell in love with the craft of it. We can say that Shuvait is a foodie who loves to share his food life experiences and resources with our readers.

Dinner is the only meal for which everyone is always excited. Everyone wants to have something special at the dinner whether it is at home or you are out with someone. Dinner is what one wishes to be perfect always. And to make the dinner perfect and special at the same time, I have brought a recipe that will not only make it perfect but will also save you a lot of time as well.

The recipe which I am going to share with you today is Pumpkin Turkey Chili. This recipe is very popular in various parts of the world including the United States. It is known for its blended flavors and the goodness of chicken in it. One must try this recipe at home and enjoy the taste of both Pumpkin Turkey or chicken at the same time.

Health note: Turkey or Chicken (whichever you use) has various nutritional elements in it and is considered healthy as well. The turkey is rich in proteins and Vitamins as well. And pumpkin which is also a very healthy vegetable adds to its nutritional values by providing Potassium and Beta carotene in the diet.

Now let’s jump straight to the recipe and make this Pumpkin Turkey Chili without wasting any time. 

Ingredients for Pumpkin Turkey Chili

Yellow onion (large)1
Bell pepper (medium)1
Garlic cloves6 pc
Ground turkey or Chicken1 1/3 pounds
White beans15 ounce
Diced tomatoes28 ounce
Tomato paste¼ cup
Pumpkin puree14 ounce
Chicken or vegetable broth1 cup
Chili powder2 tsp
Cocoa powder1 tsp
Ground cinnamon1 ½ tsp
Ground cumin2 ½ tsp
Kosher salt1 tsp
Ground black pepper½ tsp
Cayenne pepper½ tsp
Baby spinach leaves4 cups

The list is quite big but don’t you worry, you can buy all these ingredients from any local grocery store or any supermarket nearby.

Now the time that this recipe takes to get completed is what makes it really special. Have a look at the table and learn the time arrangement.

How Much Time It Will Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
10 minutes25 minutes35 minutes

Now you know all the important factors of this recipe except one. This factor is also key that you should know. Let’s make this success a reality by following the procedure given below.

Pumpkin Turkey Chili Recipe

Pumpkin Turkey Chili
  1. Take a large pot and spray it with some oil and keep it over medium heat.
  2. Now add the bell pepper and onions into the pot and sauté them well for about 7 minutes. Stir them in between until the onion softens.
  3. After this add garlic into the pot and cook for 30 seconds until a pleasant aroma comes out of it.
  4. Introduce the ground turkey or chicken into the pot and cook it for 6-7 minutes until it is fully cooked.
  5. Add all the remaining ingredients in the pot and stir continuously.
  6. Simmer the heat and stir the mixture occasionally.
  7. Garnish with the spinach before serving.

Enjoy this meal at your dinner with your family and friends. This recipe will not disappoint you; in fact, this will make your evening even more special. Do try it at home once.

Nutritional Breakdown of Pumpkin Turkey Chili

We always care about the health of our readers. So that’s why we provide the best nutritional values of the recipes we publish. Here is the complete nutritional breakdown of this recipe done for your convenience.

Protein21.2 gm
Sugars6.5 gm
Fat16.6 gm
Fiber5.6 gm
Carbohydrates14.9 gm
Cholesterol76.3 mg
Iron3.7 mg

How to Make Pumpkin Turkey Chili at Home | Video

For the ease of you all in preparing this recipe at home, I’ve added a video below.

Video by HASfit

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