Hearty Fall Turkey Chili


Hearty Fall Turkey Chili

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Hearty Fall Turkey Chili
Hearty Fall Turkey Chili

Get ready for the ultimate comfort food recipe! Hearty Turkey Fall Chili is the perfect recipe to welcome the changing of the seasons. Simply throw all of your ingredients into one pot and let everything cook and simmer together for a couple of hours. It's really that simple! Your family will adore this recipe, so get ready for repeated requests for this chili. It's also a great recipe to make when you have an abundance of leftovers sitting in your fridge. What else are you going to do with that leftover turkey from Thanksgiving? 

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  • 1 pound turkey meat cut in cubes
  • 3 cups diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups cooked black beans
  • 8 cups tomato sauce
  • 1 cup pumpkin: peeled, seeded and cubed
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 6 cups broth
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 4 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • sour cream, to garnish


  1. Place the turkey cubes into clay pot.

  2. Pour the tomatoes and juice on top of the turkey.

  3. Add in the black beans.

  4. Pour the tomato sauce into the mixture and stir to combine.

  5. Add the pumpkin, onion, garlic and corn.

  6. Stir in the broth.

  7. Sprinkle in the chili powder and mix the ingredients together well.

  8. Cover and cook on the slow cooking “soup” setting for 2 hours.

  9. Dollop on the sour cream and sprinkle the cheese over the top just before serving.


The individual flavors stand out in this chili. Add a 1/2 C of dried cranberries to the mix for a slightly different taste. If your chili is too thick add more broth during the cooking time.

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