Once you try this chili, you will never make any other type of chili again. Pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice are the secret ingredients that make this chili a standout recipe and make your guests go, "Hmmm...What is that?"
1 pound lean ground beef
1 pound lean ground turkey
1 large onion, diced
1 red bell pepper, diced
2 (15 ounce) cans kidney beans, drained
1 (46 fluid ounce) can tomato juice
1 (28 ounce) can peeled and diced tomatoes with juice
1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree
1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
1 tablespoon chili powder (or adjusted to your own level of heat)
2 tablespoons brown sugar
In a large pot over medium heat, cook beef and ground turkey until brown; drain.
Stir in onion and bell pepper and cook 5 minutes. Transfer ingredients to your slow cooker.
Add in beans, tomato juice, diced tomatoes and pumpkin puree.
Season with pumpkin pie spice, chili powder and sugar.
Put lid on slow cooker and cook on low for 4-6 hours.
Serve in bowls with a variety of your favorite toppings.
Recipe by The Motherload at http://momadvice.com/blog/2013/09/slow-cooker-pumpkin-chili