School Season Slow Cooker (Turkey, Black Bean, & Pumpkin) Nachos

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Disclosure: I have been compensated for this post with Luck’s sample product &/or payment. As always, all opinions expressed here are my own & not influenced in any way. 

School season & all the busyness that comes with it are in full swing! Afterschool activities, sports, homework, etc., consume so much of your time! Don’t let dinner preparation leave you feeling defeated. Get inspired with seasonal ingredients & Luck’s beans for meals that your family will FALL for!

MOMS, you already know that Luck’s Beans are the quintessential southern dish ingredient — bringing signature southern taste for distinct & delicious dishes — Luck’s also has high standards, delivering premium quality beans since 1947. Versatile + Easy + Convenient! Mix in pumpkin & lean turkey for this A+ kid approved at home Nacho Fest that checks ALL the boxes.



√busy schedule friendly

√coupon friendly (Luck’s Coupon!)


1 lb. lean ground turkey

1 15 oz. can Luck’s Black Beans (rinse + drain)

1 15 oz. can pumpkin puree

1 15 oz. can diced tomatoes

2 cups (16 oz.) low sodium chicken broth

1 medium white onion chopped

3 jalapenos, finely diced/seeded

2 garlic cloves

3 tablespoons maple syrup

2 ½ tablespoons chili powder

2/ ½ tablespoons cumin

1 teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon red cayenne pepper

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

½ teaspoon ground cloves

½ teaspoon black pepper

1 bag of tortilla chips + sour cream, cilantro, & shredded cheese for garnish.


Place olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Once hot, add diced onion, 2 diced jalapenos, & garlic. 

Stir & cook for 3 minutes, then add turkey. Break up the meat & cook just until brown.

Add spices (chili powder, cumin, salt, red cayenne pepper, cinnamon, cloves, & black pepper. Cook for 1 minute more & then move everything into the slow cooker.

Add maple syrup, diced tomatoes, pumpkin, chicken broth, & Luck’s Black Beans. Stir until combined. Cover & cook for 6 hours on low setting or 2 – 3 hours on high setting.

When ready, create a bed of tortilla chips on a plate. Top with School Season Slow Cooker (Turkey, Black Bean, & Pumpkin) deliciousness & garnish with 1 diced, seeded jalapeno, sour cream, shredded cheese, & cilantro. Makes 8 servings. Also yummy solo on crisp autumn days – no tortilla chips needed! For more school season inspiration see all the Luck’s Products & Luck’s Recipe Page

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Luck’s.

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