Turkey Pumpkin Chili

Here’s my recipe. It turned out great!


  • 1 1/2 pounds ground turkey
  • 2 tablespoons olive or coconut oil
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 onion
  • 1/2 red pepper
  • 1/2 yellow pepper
  • 1/2 orange pepper
  • 1 poblano pepper
  • 1 – 2 habanero peppers
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 shallot (because I had it)
  • 1 15-ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1 15-ounce can pumpkin
  • 1 6-ounce can green chilies
  • 1 can kidney beans, partially drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1 teaspoon celery flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley or cilantro flakes (or fresh if you have it)
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped green onion
  • Grated cheese


  1. Add oil to skillet, brown the ground turkey, then add to the crock pot.
  2. Deglaze the skillet with some of the chicken broth, and add to crockpot.
  3. Chop onions, peppers, garlic, and shallot, sautee them in more oil until soft and a little browned, then add to the crock pot.
  4. Deglaze the skillet again with some chicken broth, and add to crockpot.
  5. Add remaining ingredients to crock pot.
  6. Stir well and add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Cook on high for 1 hour.
  8. Cook on low heat for several more hours.
  9. Garnish with green onions and grated cheese to taste.

Yield: 8 2-cup servings, 22 grams carbohydrates each


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