As the weather is getting cooler, a cup of chili sounds really good! With Thanksgiving just around the corner, how about adding pumpkin to the mix? If you want something that’s a little different from the traditional pumpkin pie or baked goods, try our delicious pumpkin chili recipe!
Recipe from Hotze Optimal Eating Cookbook
2 tsp. organic coconut oil
1 ½ cups red and green bell peppers, chopped
1 cup onion, chopped
1 ½ lbs. lean ground beef (95/5)
1 (15oz) can Libby’s Pumpkin Puree
1 (15.5oz) can black beans
2 cups tomato sauce
1 package of Williams Original Chili Seasoning (or 4 tbsp. chili powder and 1 clove garlic, minced)
1 tsp. cayenne pepper or to taste
Heat coconut oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Sauté onions and bell peppers until tender. Stir in ground beef and cook until evenly browned. Drain, then mix in pumpkin, beans, tomato sauce, chili seasoning, cayenne, and salt. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes.
Stay warm and enjoy!