Easy Whole30 Pumpkin Chili

Yield: 7 people
Prep Time:
12 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
47 mins
You’ll be amazed by this easy Whole30 Pumpkin Chili. It’s all ground turkey, veggies and bean-free, but I guaranteed you won’t even miss them because this is even better than the traditional recipe.
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5 from 2 votes


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup celery — diced
  • ½ cup red onion — chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves — minced
  • 1 lb grass-fed ground turkey
  • 2 tsp  red pepper flakes
  • 2 tsp  ground cumin
  • 2 tsp  paprika
  • 1 ⁄2 tsp ground coriander
  • Salt and black pepper
  • ½ cup red bell pepper — chopped
  • 4 ½ cups sweet potato — diced
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 3 cups diced tomato with juice — if you are using diced tomato from a can
  • 1 cup  tomato sauce — any tomato sauce that doesn’t contain sugar
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • Fresh cilantro — jalapeño and avocado for garnishing


  1. In a large Dutch Oven Pot, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add celery, red onion and sauté for 3 minutes. Then, add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds longer.
  3. Add ground turkey and cook, breaking up the turkey with a wooden spoon, until the turkey is cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add red pepper flakes, cumin, paprika, coriander, salt, and pepper to taste. Mix everything well.
  5. Add red bell pepper, sweet potato, pumpkin puree, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce and chicken broth.
  6. Stir mixture, cover with a lid and bring to a simmer. Cook the chilli for 30-40 minutes.
  7. Serve with fresh chopped cilantro, jalapeño and avocado on top.

Recipe Notes

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Beef, Chili, dinner, gluten-free, low-carb, paleo, pumpkin, veggies, whole30

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/7) — Calories: 266, Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g, Monounsaturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 37mg, Sodium: 549mg, Potassium: 1015mg, Carbohydrates: 34g, Fiber: 7g, Sugar: 13g, Protein: 15g

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