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Pumpkin Black Bean Chili

This chili gets it's robust and comforting taste from..pumpkin! It's filled with plenty of chicken, beans, tomatoes, and lots of spice flavor! Top warm chili with your choice of toppings--- Bonus? This chili comes together in a mere 30 minutes!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 -10 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons safflower oil
  • 1 medium sweet onion finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 large sweet red pepper chopped
  • 2 cans 15 oz each black beans, drained
  • 1 can 28 oz diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can 15 oz pure pumpkin
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • Optional toppings: cheddar cheese avocado, green onions, sour cream, or fresh tomatoes.

Instructions

  • In a large pot over medium heat, heat oil until shimmery. Add onion, garlic, and pepper. Stir frequently over medium heat until fragrant and golden. Stir in beans, tomatoes, pumpkin, broth, and chicken. In a small bowl, combine cumin, chili powder, Italian seasoning, paprika, and salt. Add to pot and stir until combined.
  • Simmer chili at medium heat, 20 minutes. Ladle warm chili into individual bowls and sprinkle with your choice of toppings.