Turkey Pumpkin Chili

Recipe by @skinnytaste

 1 large yellow onion, diced
 1 medium bell pepper (red, yellow, or orange), diced
 6 garlic cloves, minced (or 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder)
 1 ⅓ lbs ground turkey or chicken
 1 (15 oz) can white beans, drained and rinsed
 1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes with liquid
 ¼ cup tomato paste, no salt added
 1 (14 oz) can pumpkin puree
 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
 2 tbsp chili powder
 1 tbsp cocoa powder
 1 ½ tsp ground cinnamon (or 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice) Read more at https://www.skinnytaste.com/turkey-pumpkin-chili/#spM5yL1md57fd4Z4.99
 2 ½ tsp ground cumin
 1 tsp kosher salt
 ½ tsp ground black pepper
 ½ tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
 4 cups baby spinach leaves
 Avocado (optional)

1

Liberally coat a large pot or Dutch oven with oil spray and warm over medium-high heat.

2

Add the onion and bell pepper and sauté, stirring occasionally, for about 7 minutes, or until the onion softens.

3

Add the garlic, stir everything together, and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.

4

Add the ground turkey or chicken. Use a spatula or large spoon to break up the meat as it cooks. Continue to cook about 6 to 7 minutes, until fully cooked.

5

Add the beans, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, pumpkin puree, broth, chili powder, cocoa powder, cinnamon (or pumpkin pie spice), cumin, black pepper, and optional cayenne pepper, and stir.

6

Reduce heat and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

7

Right before serving, add the spinach and mix throughout.

8

Enjoy the chili with desired toppings, such as avocado, nonfat plain Greek yogurt, cilantro, and salsa.

Ingredients

 1 large yellow onion, diced
 1 medium bell pepper (red, yellow, or orange), diced
 6 garlic cloves, minced (or 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder)
 1 ⅓ lbs ground turkey or chicken
 1 (15 oz) can white beans, drained and rinsed
 1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes with liquid
 ¼ cup tomato paste, no salt added
 1 (14 oz) can pumpkin puree
 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
 2 tbsp chili powder
 1 tbsp cocoa powder
 1 ½ tsp ground cinnamon (or 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice) Read more at https://www.skinnytaste.com/turkey-pumpkin-chili/#spM5yL1md57fd4Z4.99
 2 ½ tsp ground cumin
 1 tsp kosher salt
 ½ tsp ground black pepper
 ½ tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
 4 cups baby spinach leaves
 Avocado (optional)

Directions

1

Liberally coat a large pot or Dutch oven with oil spray and warm over medium-high heat.

2

Add the onion and bell pepper and sauté, stirring occasionally, for about 7 minutes, or until the onion softens.

3

Add the garlic, stir everything together, and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.

4

Add the ground turkey or chicken. Use a spatula or large spoon to break up the meat as it cooks. Continue to cook about 6 to 7 minutes, until fully cooked.

5

Add the beans, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, pumpkin puree, broth, chili powder, cocoa powder, cinnamon (or pumpkin pie spice), cumin, black pepper, and optional cayenne pepper, and stir.

6

Reduce heat and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

7

Right before serving, add the spinach and mix throughout.

8

Enjoy the chili with desired toppings, such as avocado, nonfat plain Greek yogurt, cilantro, and salsa.

Turkey Pumpkin Chili

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