Crockpot Pumpkin Turkey Chili
Recipe type: Entree
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Serves: ~12 servings
This crockpot pumpkin turkey chili will be the hit of your next tailgate! It's easy to throw together and is sure to be a crowd pleaser!
  • 3 medium to large carrots
  • 3 stalks of celery
  • ½ sweet onion
  • 1 can great northern beans
  • 1 can milk chili beans
  • 1 can pumpkin puree
  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 1 can tomatoes with green chilis
  • 1 can low-sodium chicken stock
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1.5 tsp cumin
  • 1.5 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ heaping tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • dash of red pepper flakes
  1. Peel carrots.
  2. Dice carrots, celery and onion. Place in a 6-quart crockpot.
  3. Add all canned goods to crockpot.
  4. Add turkey to crockpot, use a spoon to break it up to avoid large chunks.
  5. Either use a garlic press or finely mince garlic and add to crockpot.
  6. Add all spices.
  7. Mix all ingredients together until just combined.
  8. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 4 hours.
  9. Serve hot, may top with cheese, plain greek yogurt, and/or green onion if desired.
Recipe by Colleen Christensen Nutrition at