Turkey Pumpkin Chili with Avocado | Need something new to make for those long, chilly days of autumn and winter? We have the perfect recipe for you! This chili will fit the bill anytime you crave something warm & healthy – it’s got nutritious ingredients and is super yummy.

Warm, pumpkiny, and topped with fresh avocado, this chili recipe takes just 30-minutes to prepare – freeze some for later, or enjoy it while it’s hot. We love everything in this recipe – it’s packed with protein, fiber, and that healthy avocado. If you make this dish, take a pic and tag us on social media @PrivatePhysicians – we’d love to see your creation. Indulge your love for all things pumpkin with this Turkey Pumpkin Chili with Avocado recipe!

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Turkey Pumpkin Chili w/Avocado Recipe
  • Time 30 minutes
  • Serves 2


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1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
5-1/3 oz ground turkey
1/2 yellow onion (diced)
1-1/2 tsp garlic (cloves, minced)
1-1/2 tbsp chili powder
1-1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp paprika
1/2 cup crushed tomatoes
1/2 cup pureed pumpkin
1/2 cup water
3/4 tsp maple syrup
1/2 tsp sea salt
2 cups coleslaw mix
1/2 avocado

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  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Next, add the ground turkey, onion, and garlic, and saute for about 5 to 7 minutes, or until the meat is cooked through. Drain off the fat.
  2. Add the chili powder, cumin and paprika. Stir for about 1 minute, until fragrant. Add crushed tomatoes, pumpkin, water, maple syrup and salt. Let simmer about 10 minutes.
  3. Divide coleslaw into bowls, then top with chili, then with avocado.
  4. Enjoy your Turkey Pumpkin Chili with Avocado!
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