Total TimePrep: 10 min. Cook: 70 min.
- 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
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 293 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 61mg cholesterol, 1034mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 4g fiber), 25g protein.
Nov 8, 2019
This had a good flavor, but just wasn't what I was looking for in chili. I, too like another reviewer, thought it tasted like sloppy joe. I made a few changes to use what we had on hand. I halved the recipe subbed kidney beans for the chili beans and used one quart frozen homemade "chili base" instead of the tomato soup. I added about 12 ounces of water as it was still really thick even with the extra amount a chili base.
Oct 21, 2019
We really enjoyed this! I was definitely a little skeptical but we enjoyed the unique flavors and the richness of the flavors. It's definitely a chili recipe we will make frequently!
Dec 22, 2018
This chili recipe wasn’t bad but it also wasn’t good. In my family’s opinion it is definitely over rated in the reviews.
Jan 9, 2018
My DH doesn't care for sweet dinner foods, so I omitted the chili sauce and the sugar. He said it had an unusual taste but ate two bowls of it. I believe my stomach reacted to my indulgence of too much beef and acid from the tomato soup as part of my dinner reappeared later that evening. Otherwise, it was a nice change from regular chili.
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.
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!
Oct 29, 2014
My family thought it tasted like a manwhich. We're putting the leftovers on hamburger buns.
Nov 7, 2013
The sweetness reminds me of a Cincinnati chili.
Oct 23, 2013
I tried out this recipe for an autumn themed dinner. Everyone loved it!
Jan 13, 2013
This was delicious. I made substitutions and it was still great. I used 1 pound 10 oz ground turkey because that's how much I had. 1 can of 10 oz tomatoes because I didn't have condensed soup. 1 bottle chili sauce. 1 can hot and 1 can mild chili beans as another reviewer suggested. Added a chopped up carrot to use up extra veggies I had. And I used 1/4 brown sugar plus added a clove of garlic. This was absolutely delicious.