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10/29/12

Pumpkin Chili

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 Pumpkin Chili


The pumpkin adds flavor, and vitamins, as well as a lovely, creamy texture to this chili.
 I served it with Rosemary Corn Muffins, for a wonderful autumn meal.
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz each) no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (15 oz.) pumpkin
  • 1 can (15 oz.) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (15.25 oz.) black beans, drained
  • 1 can (4 oz.) diced green chiles
  • 1 can (15 oz) whole-kernel corn
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
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    Heat olive oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 to 7 minutes or until tender. Add turkey; cook until browned. Drain.

    Add tomatoes with juice, pumpkin, tomato sauce, beans, chiles, corn, chili powder, cumin and black pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover; cook, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes.
          I adapted a Libby's Pumpkin recipe a bit.




Even better the second day with
cheese, and plain yogurt on top! 



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29 comments:

  1. Lisa that looks so good, but I'm in love with the muffins, I didn't realize but I pinned them twice!

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  2. Oh YUM! I have never even thought about having pumpkin chili...this I must try :) Have a lovely day!

    Hugs,
    Stephanie

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  3. Lisa this is perfect for a chilly day. Yum. I'm hopping over from Cowgirl up. Happily enjoying my visit to your sweet blog and you know I'm already a follower xo

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  4. Ok, I gotta try this someday. That looks delicious!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer... From Dream To Reality!

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  5. It does look good w/the cheese. I love pumpkin recipes.

    Happy Halloween!

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  6. What a great veggie chili recipe - can't wait to try it. Joining from Little Bird Told Me - http://allthoseartsygirls.blogspot.com/

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  7. What a great chili recipe! Joining from Little Bird Told Me - http://allthoseartsygirls.blogspot.com/

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  8. It looks so wonderful heartwarming!
    I would love to have you share this (or any other recipes of yours) at Wednesday Extravaganza - my Foodie link party, and maybe win a lifetime feature on my Wall of Fame! Here is the link:
    http://www.hungrylittlegirl.com/1/post/2012/10/october-31st-2012.html

    I can't wait to see you there!

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  9. Ooh yum, that looks delicious! Thanks for sharing at The Fun In Functional!

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  10. Pumpkin looks like a good ingredient to add to chili. I never thought of it before, but it is a flexible ingredient that can be added to anything.
    I am following you now and looking forward to your next post.
    Jillian

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  11. This looks so good. I just pinned it too so I won't forget! :)

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  12. This looks great. Can't wait to try! I'm gluten free and this recipe works well for that. I posted crafty clothes pin and pumpkin bowl to the made in a day made you look party. Following you now. Follow me too at www.sewsweetvintage.com

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  13. Lisa that looks delicious! Thanx for coming to the party!http://www.frommyfrontporchtoyours.com/2012/10/treasure-hunt-thursday-80-highlights.html

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  14. This looks absolutely delicious. I would never have thought to use pumpkin in chili. I will have to try this.

    Yael from Home Garden Diggers

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  15. Yummy- I featured this delicious looking chili on my Saturday favorites- have a great weekend-Claire

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  16. Hi Lisa,
    I just love your Pumpkin Chili, it looks awesome. Have a great weekend and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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  17. Sounds great. . .I love anything with pumpkin.

    throughbetsyslookingglass.blogspot.com

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  18. Wow! I never would have thought to use pumpkin in chili...very cool!

    Thanks for joining us at Keep Calm & Link Up this week! We're thrilled you chose to party with us and hope you'll join us again next week :o)
    xo, Meredith @www.waittilyourfathergetshome.com

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  19. My coworkers have been talking about Pumpkin Chili, and now I finally have the recipe!


    Thanks for sharing at Mealtime Monday!

    Kaylee
    www.couponingncooking.com

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  20. Thank you for joining in the fun at the Thursday Favorite Things hop. Happy Monday wishes xo P.S. sorry I'm so late visiting :-)

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  21. Chili is my favorite food .... EVER! Yum! Pinning to try. Thanks you for sharing at All my Bloggy Friends. I'm looking forward to seeing what you share this week! :)

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  22. We love chili here at the Charmer, but never had it before. I bet it really gives it a great dept of flavor. Some really good.

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  23. I love chili and have seen quite a few pumpkin flavored ones. I guess I'll have to try this one. It sure looks yummy. Thanks so much for linking up to Creative Thursday. Can’t wait to see what you share this week! Have a wonderful week.
    Michelle

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  24. You come up with the most fun recipes,, Lisa. This sounds good.

    xoxoxox,

    Sheila

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  25. Thanks for sharing! I've never heard of pumpkin chili. I may have to try this.

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  26. Hmmm, this looks really good! I love pumpkin and I love chili, I bet together it would be amazing. :)

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  27. I've been wondering about pumpkin chili. Thanks so much for linking up with Merry Merry Munchies last week. I hope you will travel on over and do so again this week. Happy Thanksgiving. Be sure and sign up with Rafflecopter for the giveaways I have going on. http://diningwithdebbie.blogspot.com/2012/11/merry-merry-munchies-2012-week-2.html

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  28. Hi, Great post. I found you through the blog hop. Please stop by and say hi when you get a chance.
    Be sure and check out my new Blog Hop that started tonight. It's Weekly Goals Link Up. It's a great way to stay on track. Have a great day. :) Now following you.

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