Black Bean Pumpkin Chili
Low calorie and delicious! This lighter version of chili has lean ground turkey, black beans, and fresh vegetables, along with pumpkin for a unique and satisfying meal.; It’s sure to become a favorite slow cooker recipe at your dinner table. Recipe courtesy of Red Gold Tomatoes.
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 pound ground turkey, or 1½ cups cubed cooked turkey
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium yellow bell pepper, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (14.5 ounce) can solid-pack pumpkin
1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 (14.5 ounce) can petite diced tomatoes with lime juice & cilantro
3 cups chicken broth
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 1/2 teaspoons each cumin and oregano
Salt and black pepper to taste
- IN A SKILLET, HEAT OIL OVER MEDIUM HEAT. ADD TURKEY, ONION, PEPPER AND GARLIC; COOK AND STIR UNTIL TENDER. DRAIN WELL.
- TRANSFER TO SLOW COOKER. ADD REMAINING INGREDIENTS AND STIR TO COMBINE. COOK, COVERED ON LOW FOR 4 TO 5 HOURS.
- OPTION: TOP WITH CUBED AVOCADO AND THINLY SLICED GREEN ONIONS