Pumpkin Chili

Date: October 22, 2014

Pumpkin Chili

Brought to you by:
Sweet Pea's Kitchen


Hearty and Comforting Pumpkin Chili

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours and 15 minutes




1 pound lean ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, diced
1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes with juice
2 cups tomato juice
2 (15.25-ounce) can black beans, drained
1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree
2 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
hot sauce to taste


In a medium saute pan, brown the ground beef; drain. Add the onions and bell pepper and cook until the onions are translucent, about 5 minutes.

In a slow cooker, combine the diced tomatoes, tomato juice, beans, pumpkin, chili powder, cumin, pumpkin pie spice, salt, pepper and hot sauce. Stir to combine. Add in the cooked beef and stir.
Cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 4 hours. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Serve with your favorite chili toppings, such as cheese, sour cream, or tortilla strips.