Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chili

EASY Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chili is packed full of pumpkin, ground turkey, beans, vegetables and Mexican spices. This healthy, hearty chili is perfect for chilly fall and winter nights. Serve this pumpkin chili with cornbread or tortilla chips and your favorite toppings. And be sure to keep this recipe in mind for a football watch party, game night, or office potluck!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword slow cooker pumpkin chili
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 250kcal


  • 2 green bell peppers chopped
  • 1 15 oz can can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 15 oz can can kidney beans rinsed and drained
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 15 oz can pumpkin puree
  • 1 15 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 4 oz can diced green chiles
  • 1/2 cup salsa verde
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • In a skillet, add your chopped peppers, minced garlic and ground turkey. Cook until turkey is browned.
  • Put your ground turkey mixture into a slow cooker. Add all the other ingredients and stir so everything is fully mixed up.
  • Cook on low for 5 hours.  Serve and sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese and a dollop of sour cream on top (optional).


Calories: 250kcal