Pumpkin Chili
Recipe Type: Soup
Author: wellness mama
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Total time: 30 mins
Serves: 4
With Fall starting to settle in…what is better than a little bit of chili & a little bit of pumpkin?! Marry the two & you have a stellar combination! Great for your next Football game, family dinner, or potluck! Sure to be a hit!
  • 1 lb of ground beef (or mix it up with bison, venison, etc.)
  • 2 onions
  • 1 (16 oz) can of BPA free diced tomatoes (drained)
  • 1 (16 oz) jar of tomato sauce
  • 1 (16 oz) can of pureed pumpkin
  • 1 cup homemade beef broth or stock
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons of garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon powder
  • 1 avocado
  • Top with cheese & sour cream
  • Garnish with sliced green onions
  1. Brown beef in Large stock pot
  2. When beef is almost completely cooked, add the onions & cook until soft
  3. Add pureed pumpkin, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, stock & spices
  4. Simmer for 10-15 minutes (or until heated through & flavors are incorporated)
  5. Top with sour cream, cheese, avocado slices
  6. ENJOY

This recipe is GREAT! And it is easy & very seasonal. Compared to a typical chili which can be loaded with beans (which are higher in carbs) this is a much lower carb option that can also add a little variety to you typical chili palate!

For a time saver- put all igredients into a crock pot before you leave for work & come home to a delicious, healthy, low carb meal!