Pumpkin Turkey Chili - Prime Pairing

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Pumpkin Turkey Chili

This spicy chili pairs perfectly with the warm, sweet flavors of Upslope Brewing Co. Pumpkin Ale. It also offers a reason to use canned pumpkin in something besides pumpkin pie.

Pair with - Upslope Pumpkin Ale  The copper and orange colors of Upslope's Pumpkin Ale pair not only with the adjacent recipe, but also the colors and weather that can be found around Colorado in the fall. Locally grown, organic baby bear pumpkins make great can mates with hops and malt, resulting in a roasted pumpkin and pie-spice flavor profile. At 7.7% ABV, Upslope's Pumpkin Ale will help keep you warm in that brisk fall air, whether it's at a Broncos’ tailgate or out on the trail.

Pair with - Upslope Pumpkin Ale

The copper and orange colors of Upslope's Pumpkin Ale pair not only with the adjacent recipe, but also the colors and weather that can be found around Colorado in the fall. Locally grown, organic baby bear pumpkins make great can mates with hops and malt, resulting in a roasted pumpkin and pie-spice flavor profile. At 7.7% ABV, Upslope's Pumpkin Ale will help keep you warm in that brisk fall air, whether it's at a Broncos’ tailgate or out on the trail.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Savory Spice Hatch Green Chile Powder
  • 2 tbsp Savory Spice Ground Aji Amarillo Chiles
  • 2 tsp Savory Spice Onion & Garlic Tableside Sprinkle
  • 2 tsp Savory Spice Salt & Pepper Tableside Seasoning
  • 1 (4 oz) can diced green chiles
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup Upslope Pumpkin Ale
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 3 (15 oz) cans beans of choice (e.g. black, garbanzo, white, or mix), drained
  • ½ (15 oz) can pumpkin puree
  • 1 (8 oz) jar salsa verde
  • For garnish: Fresh cilantro, sour cream, pumpkin seeds, lime wedges

Directions

Mix half the amount of each spice with the diced green chiles and ground turkey until well combined. Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add seasoned turkey mixture and cook until browned. Add Upslope Pumpkin Ale, broth, beans, pumpkin puree, salsa verde and remaining half of the spices to the pot. Mix well, cover and simmer for about 30 minutes. Serve with suggested garnishes.

Serves: 6 to 8 servings

Thanks to: Savory Spice—Boulder

Whether your kitchen skills are expert level or nonexistent, Savory Spice can help you spice up your next meal with hundreds of fresh ground spices and handcrafted seasoning blends. No matter what you’re in the mood for—from BBQ to curry, enchiladas to Italian—Savory Spice makes it easy to satisfy any craving. Founded in Denver in 2004, Savory Spice now has over 30 locations nationwide and online ordering available at www.savoryspiceshop.com