Pumpkin Chili Recipe
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Pumpkin Chili Recipe

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This unique chili freezes well…but it still doesn't last around our farmhouse very long, especially when my five children and 13 grandchildren are around! —Betty Butler, Greencastle, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 70 min.
MAKES:11 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 70 min.
MAKES: 11 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) hot chili beans, undrained
  • 2 bottles (12 ounces each) chili sauce
  • 2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 293 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 61mg cholesterol, 1034mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 4g fiber), 25g protein

Directions

  1. In a large Dutch oven, cook beef and onion over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Add water if desired to reduce thickness. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 hour. Yield: 11 servings.
Originally published as Pumpkin Chili in Country Ground Beef 1993, p23

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Reviewed Oct. 18, 2015

"I made this for a little church chili cook off and won first prize I used regular kidney beans and sweet chili sauce also added brown sugar and paired it with pumpkin corn bread. Its a real winner."

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Reviewed Aug. 19, 2015

"YUM! What a fun and different take on chili. Didn't know how my husband would react to a sweeter version of one of his favorite meals. He LOVED it. Great autumn recipe...i plan to make this fall. Score!"

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Reviewed Oct. 29, 2014

"My family thought it tasted like a manwhich. We're putting the leftovers on hamburger buns."

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Reviewed Nov. 7, 2013

"The sweetness reminds me of a Cincinnati chili."

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Reviewed Oct. 23, 2013

"I tried out this recipe for an autumn themed dinner. Everyone loved it!"

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