- 3 pounds ground turkey or beef
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 2 cans (16 ounces each) hot chili beans, undrained
- 2 bottles (12 ounces each) chili sauce
- 2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed tomato soup, undiluted
- 1 cup canned pumpkin
- 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- In a large Dutch oven, cook beef and onion over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Add water if desired to reduce thickness. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 hour. Yield: 11 servings.
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The sweetness reminds me of a Cincinnati chili.
I tried out this recipe for an autumn themed dinner. Everyone loved it!
This was delicious. I made substitutions and it was still great. I used 1 pound 10 oz ground turkey because that's how much I had. 1 can of 10 oz tomatoes because I didn't have condensed soup. 1 bottle chili sauce. 1 can hot and 1 can mild chili beans as another reviewer suggested. Added a chopped up carrot to use up extra veggies I had. And I used 1/4 brown sugar plus added a clove of garlic. This was absolutely delicious.
I think this is the first time I've ever made chili. Not being one who craves "spicy", I used mild beans and instead of a tsp of white sugar, I used about 1/3 cup of brown sugar. It's just the right blend. I might not add a whole tsp of pepper next time, but the amount in the recipe adds flavor with a bit of a mild kick. I think next time, I will add the whole can of pumpkin for even more flavor, rather than dump the remainder down the disposal. Thanks for the recipe! Can't wait to top it off with a little cheese!
WONDERFUL chili! I made it for a work potluck and it was gone before most people could try it. It also won me first place in the work potluck. I will definitely make again in the future. I usually don't even make chili in this big of a batch, but I should have made more!