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Hearty Chili with Pumpkin

Clean and Hearty Pumpkin Chili

A creamy textured chili with all the flavor of regular chili. And with the health boost of pumpkin.

Keyword clean eating, dairy-free, gluten-free, sugar-free
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp organic olive oil
  • 1 pound ground beef from organic grass-fed cow
  • 1 14.5 oz can organic diced tomatoes
  • 1 14.5 oz can organic diced fire-roasted tomatoes
  • 3 cups organic vegetable or chicken broth
  • 1 cup organic pumpkin puree
  • 2 14.5 oz cans organic dark red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 14.5 oz can organic black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1-1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1-1/2 tsp Himalayan sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  1. Saute onion in olive oil until translucent. Add ground beef and break into small bits as it cooks. Heat until brown with no pink remaining in meat. If meat is greasy, strain away from beef and onion mixture.

  2. Add remaining ingredients. Stir and heat through.

  3. Simmer on stove top for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve immediately or cool slightly before placing in refrigerator. Store in containers for freezer if saving for "leftover" meals.

    Chili with Pumpkin
  4. If serving immediately, add desired garnishes, like sour cream, chopped chives or green onions, parsley. shredded cheese, etc. Create ChiliMac by serving over your choice of noodles.

    Chilimac!