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Pumpkin Chili, Three Ways: Beans, Beef, or Venison

I owe my pumpkin chili to my friend Alexis. She introduced me to this glory about three years ago at her daughter’s birthday party. I was there early and was helping to throw ingredients into a crock pot for her when she asked me to add a can of pumpkin to the onions and peppers cooking up in the bottom.

Pumpkin?!? In chili?

The idea seemed novel to me then. However, in the three years since I tried it, I’ve never gone back to making pumpkin-less┬áchili.


A quick, healthy, and flexible staple meal to sustain you through the cold months. Try this delicious pumpkin chili with beans, beef, or venison. Continue reading