Cooler weather means it's time to make some chili. And since pumpkin is everyone's obsession this time of year, we figured, why not stir some into a warming bowl of goodness?
We tossed in tons of other vegetables as well—like carrots, red peppers, and tomatoes—to bump up the nutrients and keep you well as the weather changes. Black beans pump up the protein in this dish, and if you have vegetarian or vegan friends coming over to watch the game they'll be happy to know there's no meat in this recipe. (Leave out the yogurt to make it totally vegan.) There's so much texture and heartiness in this chili, you won't miss the meat—we promise. (For more ways to make pumpkin a part of every meal, check out our favorite healthy pumpkin recipes.)
Yield: 6 ½ cups (serves 4 to 6)
2 Tbsp. grapeseed oil
1 large onion (15 oz.), chopped (2 cups)
2 carrots (about 2 oz. each), chopped (2/3 cup)
2 ribs celery (about 3 oz. each), chopped (3/4 cup)
1 medium red bell pepper (about 6 oz.), seeded and chopped (3/4 cup)
Salt and pepper
3 cloves garlic, minced (1 Tbsp.)
1 medium jalapeno (about 1 1/2 oz.), seeded and minced (3 Tbsp.)
2 Tbsp. chili powder
2 tsp. cumin
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
¼ tsp. cayenne
1 15-oz. can pumpkin puree
1 14.5-oz. can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
1 15-oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 bay leaf
1 Tbsp. lime juice
Toppings: Chopped avocado, cilantro, sour cream or plain yogurt, sliced avocado, crushed tortilla chips, sliced black olives, sliced radishes
Warm oil in a pot over medium-high heat. Add onion, carrots, celery and bell pepper, sprinkle with salt and cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender and beginning to caramelize, about 7 to 10 minutes. Add garlic, jalapeno, chili powder, cumin, cinnamon and cayenne and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in pumpkin and cook, stirring until well incorporated, 1 minute longer.
Stir in tomatoes, broth, beans and bay leaf. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 30 minutes, until thickened, stirring occasionally. Stir in lime juice. Taste and season with additional salt and pepper, if desired.
Divide chili among bowls and serve with toppings.
Video on this topic
3 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes | In Season
Click here to SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1dn24vP *Brand New* 30 Days of Smoothies eBook available now: http://bit.ly/230Smoothies Today we're making Pumpkin Chili, a delicious Pumpkin Pie Dip...
CROCKPOT PUMPKIN CHILI
Hey guys! Today I am sharing my Pumpkin Chili recipe with you. This chili is so easy to make and tastes yummy. I am doing this video as a collaboration with lots of other moms in the Facebook...
How to Make Spicy Pumpkin Chili | Chili Recipes | AllRecipes
Get the recipe for Spicy Pumpkin Chili at http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Spicy-Pumpkin-Chili/Detail.aspx Watch how to make a delicious homemade chili with a hint of pumpkin flavor. This chili...
Savory Fall Pumpkin Recipes | Easy & Vegan
Today we're sharing 3 savory pumpkin recipes that you MUST TRY during fall! They are all easy, vegan and sooo dang good All recipes linked below! - OPEN FOR MORE + FREE RECIPES - ❊...
Brooke and Jeanna In The Kitchen - Pumpkin Chili with Corn Muffins
BJ in the Kitchen Episode 04 : Pumpkin Chili and little mini Southern Corn Muffins. This was a hearty fall dish that for sure made all my friends smile. Be sure to make notes to your recipe...
Pumpkin Chili Recipe
This pumpkin chili recipe is super delicious and an easy Fall recipe made with pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice along with ground beef and chili powder. Yum! The list of ingredients and...
Pumpkin Chili | Kin Community
SUBSCRIBE TO AMY'S OWN CHANNEL http://bit.ly/AmyCastle AMY'S PUMPKIN TURKEY CHILI Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 medium sweet yellow pepper, chopped 3 garlic...
Clean Eating Turkey + Pumpkin Chili
Clean Eating Turkey + Pumpkin is a protein packed meal perfect for a chilly fall day. I love making this for dinner and the eating the leftovers for lunch throughout the week. Subscribe for...
EASY VEGAN PUMPKIN CHILI | GLUTEN FREE CHILI | The Edgy Veg
Here is a quick and easy, cozy vegan chili recipe using pumpkin. This is a hearty vegetarian chili made with 2 types of beans, peppers, and pumpkin in a thick and comforting tomato-based sauce....