Pumpkin Turkey Chili Recipe

Pumpkin Turkey Chili Recipe

Equipment: Soup Pot with lid

Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 30 mins

Servings: 4-6



  • Olive Oil
  • 1 medium Onion, sweet, chopped
  • 2 cloves of Garlic, fresh, minced
  • 1 large Jalapeño, seeded and chopped
  • 1 lb of Ground Turkey Breast
  • 12 oz of Pumpkin Ale
  • 14.5 oz can of Diced Green Tomato with Juice
  • 15 oz can of Organic Pumpkin Puree
  • 16 oz can of Dark Red Kidney Beans, reduced sodium, drained and rinsed
  • 1 medium Sweet Potato, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cups of Cold Water
  • 1/4 cups of Spicelopedia® Southwest Zesty Fiesta Seasoning


NOTE:  Select a traditional pumpkin ale – not stout or anything with other added flavors.

  1. Coat pot with olive oil.  Preheat pot to medium high.
  2. Add the onion, garlic, and Jalapeño. Reduce heat slightly so that the garlic doesn’t burn. Sauté for about three minutes until slightly softened. 
  3. Add the ground turkey.  Brown. 
  4. Add 1/3 of the beer to deglaze the pan, scraping the browned bits from the bottom. Once deglazed, add thee rest of the beer.
  5. Stir in the tomatoes, pumpkin puree, kidney beans and the sweet potato. 
  6. Add water and seasoning, stir. 
  7. Bring to a light boil, reduce to a low.  Cover and cook for at least two hours, longer if you have time, stirring occasionally, util the chili thickens to your liking. 
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