Pumpkin Turkey Chili (Whole 30 friendly- with added Vital Proteins)
This savory fall dish, is packed with protein, fiber, vitamins A, E and iron to help keep you satiated and help support immunity.
  • CourseMain Dish
Servings Prep Time
12 10-15minutes
Cook Time
15-45 minutes
Servings Prep Time
12 10-15minutes
Cook Time
15-45 minutes
  • 1lb ground turkey
  • 1tsp oil(coconut, olive)
  • 1/2-1 onion, chopped(I used half an onion)
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 red, orange or yellow pepper, chopped
  • 3cloves garlic, minced
  • 114.5 oz can pumpkin puree(make sure it is 100% canned pumpkin and not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 128 oz can crushed tomatoes(unsalted)
  • 114.5 oz can diced tomatoes(unsalted)
  • 1 tsp salt(more to taste)
  • 2tsp paprika
  • 1tsp chili powder
  • 1/2tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin spice, optional(for more of a pumpkin flavor)
  • 2scoop Vital Proteins bone broth, optional(chicken or beef)
  1. In a large pot, over high heat, add the oil and brown the turkey meat until almost cooked through.
  2. Drain excess fat/oil, leaving some in the pot. Add onions and peppers and cook until softened (about 3-5 minutes) then add garlic and cook for an additional minute. Stirring frequently.
  3. Add cans of crushed tomatoes, diced tomatoes and pumpkin puree as well as all the spices and stir. If adding Vital proteins, collagen, add 2 scoops and stir well into mixture.
  4. Allow to bubble, then cover and reduce heat. Cooking for an additional 15 minutes to enhance flavors and up to 45 minutes.
  5. Taste, and add additional spices to liking (i.e. salt, more chili/cayenne for a kick)