Crowd Favorite Pumpkin Chili

By: Amanda A from
Crowd Favorite Pumpkin Chili
Crowd Favorite Pumpkin Chili

"Headed to a chili cookoff this year and looking for the best chili recipe? This super-easy pumpkin chili recipe will definitely be a crowd favorite! This recipe sure to please everyone at your gathering! It is the perfect blend of pumpkin and spices and brings a unique twist to the classic chili! This recipe tastes and looks amazing and everyone will be sure to enjoy this recipe that you make for them! This is by far my favorite chili recipe."


Preparation Time10 min

Cooking Time20 min


  • 1 pound Ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 1 cup Bell peppers, diced
  • 1 Small onion, diced
  • 1 Jalapeño, diced
  • 3 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Chili powder
  • 3 teaspoons Cumin
  • 1 15 ounce can of pumpkin purée, plain
  • 1 15 ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 15 ounce can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 28 ounce can diced tomatoes, do not drain
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. In a dutch oven or large saucepan, cook ground beef over medium-high heat until browned and fully cooked. Remove from the pan and set aside.

  2. Using the same pan, add oil and cook bell peppers, onion and jalapeno pepper until tender.

  3. Add garlic and cook for one minute.

  4. Return meat to pan and add chili powder, cumin, pumpkin puree, pinto beans, black beans, tomatoes, and water. Stir to combine.

  5. Bring to a simmer, cover and cook for about 20 minutes. You can add more water if needed.

  6. Enjoy!

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