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Black Bean 'n' Pumpkin Chili

Black Bean 'n' Pumpkin ChiliWhip up a batch of this hearty pumpkin chili to warm your family on chilly fall days.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium sweet yellow pepper, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 (15-ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (15-ounce) can solid-pack pumpkin
1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
3 cups chicken broth
2 1/2 cups cubed cooked turkey
2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon salt
Cubed avocado and thinly sliced green onions (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and
    pepper; cook and stir until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute
  2. Transfer to a 5-quart slow cooker; stir in the remaining ingredients.
    Cook, covered, on LOW 4 to 5 hours. If desired, top with avocado and
    green onions.

Makes 10 servings (2 1/2 quarts).

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/10 of recipe; 1 cup): 192 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 658 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 16 g protein.

Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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