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Pumpkin and Turkey Chili and Pumpkin Cornbread

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  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted
  Oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 4
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cornmeal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Yellow onion 1 , chopped
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Crumbled chicken bouillon cubes 3
  Dry black beans/3-4 cups of any beans 1 Pound, cooked
  Cooked turkey 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Pumpkin puree 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salsa/15 ounce can diced tomato with double of seasoning 16 Ounce
  Sweet corn 15 Ounce
  Beer 12 Ounce (Mexican Beer, If Desired)
  Ground cumin 2 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Grease a 9x13 inch pan for baking.

3. For the Cornbread: Add I melted stick of butter, 4 eggs and mix.
4. Add 1 cup of pumpkin puree, 1 cup sugar and 12 ounces of beer and mix well.
5. Add 1 cup of cornmeal, 3 cups of flour, 2 tablespoons of baking powder, 1 teaspoon of salt and mix.
6. Smooth the batter over the greased pan and put to bake for 40 minutes.
7. For the Chili: Heat a tablespoon of olive oil.
8. Add 1 chopped onion and 3 diced cloves of garlic and cook until translucent.
9. Add 3 Chicken bouillon cubes, 4 cups of turkey breast, 1 pound of black beans, 16 ounces of salsa, 12 ounces of beer, 1 cup pumpkin puree, 1 can of corn.
10. Add 2 teaspoon cumin, 1 teaspoon chili, ½ teaspoon ground oregano and let it cook down for 20 minutes.

11. Take the cornbread out of the oven and let it cool for half an hour.

12. Serve a hot bowlful of chili with a portion of cornbread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Chili, Pumpkin
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
150 Minutes
Thanksgiving cannot be Thanksgiving if there is no pumpkin and turkey in the meals. Here is a video with a meal idea using both the ingredients into two dishes. Watch the video for the recipe.

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