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  • Turkey pumpkin chili from the Whole Foods website.

    This is really good. Make it primal by adding 3/4 lb of turkey, and taking out the beans. Super-easy, freezes well..... I've never added the recommended sour cream, because never have in house. Greek yogurt would probably also work...

    Besides adding a sweet nutty flavor to dishes, pumpkin is a ready source of vitamin A, which boosts the nutrition content of this offbeat chili. Garnish each portion with a dollop of sour cream and chopped cilantro.

    2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    1 small yellow onion, chopped
    1 green bell pepper, cored, seeded and chopped
    2 jalapeños, seeded and finely chopped
    2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    1 pound ground white or dark meat turkey
    1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, with their liquid
    1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin purée
    1 cup water
    1 tablespoon chili powder
    1 teaspoon ground cumin
    Salt and pepper to taste
    1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained

    Heat oil in a large pot over medium high heat. Add onion, bell pepper, jalapeños and garlic and cook, stirring frequently, until tender, about 5 minutes. Add turkey and cook until browned. Add tomatoes, pumpkin, water, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low and add beans. Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes more. Ladle chili into bowls and serve.

    Per serving (about 12oz/348g-wt.): 280 calories (110 from fat), 13g total fat, 2.5g saturated fat, 55mg cholesterol, 580mg sodium, 23g total carbohydrate (8g dietary fiber, 7g sugar), 20g protein

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    Sounds interesting
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