Crock Pot Turkey Pumpkin Chili

 

This chili is full of fiber and is great for a cold, gloomy day!

Another great recipe from Skinny Taste, slightly adapted:

Ingredients

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  • cooking spray
  • 2 lb lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 tsp chili powder, to taste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 2 (15 oz cans) of white northern or navy beans, rinsed and drained
  • 15 oz can pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 2 (4.5 oz cans) chopped green chile
  • 2 cups low sodium, fat free chicken broth
  • Nonfat Greek yogurt (optional)
  • salt and pepper to taste
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    Directions

    1. Heat a large heavy saute pan over high heat and lightly spray with Pam. Add meat and cook, about 5 minutes.  Add to crock pot.

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    2. Add oil to the saute pan, then onions, garlic, saute for 4 minutes. Add 1 tsp chili powder and saute for another minute.

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    3. Add to crock pot. Add beans, pumpkin puree, green chilis, broth, chili powder, oregano, and bay leaves. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours.

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    Topped with nonfat Greek yogurt, for added protein, and of course some hot sauce!

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