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Spooky Slow Cooker Turkey Lentil Chili

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This is a favorite of ours for Halloween. Pop it in the slow cooker before work and dinner for the crew is ready in time for Trick or Treat! Serve with Cheddar cheese and chives or 'Boo' chips for a festive flair."
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6 h 20 m servings 262 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Cook turkey in a nonstick skillet over medium heat until browned, 5 to 8 minutes. Drain.
  2. Transfer turkey to a slow cooker. Add tomatoes, lentils, pumpkin puree, pinto beans, pearl onions, green chile peppers, and garlic. Stir in water, brown sugar, chili powder, pumpkin pie spice, onion powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. Cover and cook on Low until flavors combine, 6 to 10 hours.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Trader Joe's® sells cooked lentils in the produce section.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 262 calories; 1.7 g fat; 29.9 g carbohydrates; 31.7 g protein; 68 mg cholesterol; 689 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Delicious and easy. My only sub was red onion as I am not fan of pearl onions. Make this a day in advance if you can... flavors get better overnight in fridge.