Winter pumpkin and turkey chili
- 2 carrots
- 1 yellow onion
- 4 sticks celery
- 1 green bell pepper
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 2 tsp minced garlic
- 1 ¾ tsp chili powder
- 1 ¾ tsp cumin
- 1 lb ground turkey
- 2 cups vegetable broth
- 2 cups canned diced tomato with herbs
- 2 cups pumpkin puree
- 1 ½ cups kidney beans
Peel and dice carrot and onion . Finely chop celery . Remove top and seeds from green bell pepper ; cut in 1/2-inch dice.
Heat olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic , onion , chili powder and cumin . Stir occasionally until onion s begin to turn translucent, 4 to 6 minutes, adding a few tablespoons of water so that the pan doesn't dry out.
Add ground turkey , breaking it up with a wooden spoon as it browns. Cook about 4 minutes, or until turkey is browned but not yet cooked through.
Add carrot , celery , green bell pepper , broth , diced tomato , pumpkin and kidney beans . Stir well to combine, then cover the pot with a lid. Simmer 10 minutes over medium-low heat.
Season well with salt and pepper. Divide into bowls and enjoy!