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Easy Pumpkin Chili (Instant Pot and Stove Top)


  • Author: Erin
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 60
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10 servings 1x

Description

This healthy pumpkin chili is made with ground turkey, beans, and pumpkin puree. Packed with protein and perfect for meal prep, it will definitely become a fall and winter staple. 


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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and diced
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 15oz can pumpkin puree
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 14 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 6 oz can tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • Pinch of cayenne (optional)
  • 3 cups chicken broth

Instructions

Stove Top Instructions

  1. Heat large saucepan or dutch oven on stove. Add olive oil when warm.
  2. Add in onion, jalapeno, and pepper and let saute for a few minutes until slightly soft.
  3. Add in garlic and let cook for one more minute.
  4. Add in ground turkey, breaking it up and cooking until no longer pink.
  5. Reduce heat to medium-low and stir in your pumpkin, beans, diced tomatoes and tomato paste.
  6. Mix all spices in a little bowl and then add into your chili mixture.
  7. Pour in three cups of chicken broth.
  8. Let simmer for one hour over low heat.
  9. Serve! Add cheese, Greek yogurt, jalapenos or any other toppings you desire.

InstantPot Instructions:

  1. Turn instant pot to sauté and add olive oil to pot.
  2. Add in onion, jalapeno, and pepper and let sauté for a few minutes until slightly soft.
  3. Add in garlic and let cook for one more minute.
  4. Add in ground turkey, breaking it up and cooking until no longer pink.
  5. Mix all spices in a little bowl and then add into your chili mixture.
  6. Stir in your pumpkin, beans, diced tomatoes and tomato paste.
  7. Pour in three cups of chicken broth.
  8. Set your IP to manual cook for 12 minutes.
  9. Once the 12 minutes are up, let it natural release for 15 minutes and then quick release.
  10. Serve! Add cheese, Greek yogurt, jalapenos or any other toppings you desire

  • Category: gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free
  • Method: instant pot, stove top

Keywords: pumpkin chili, fall recipes, chili recipes, pumpkin recipes

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