Friday, October 15, 2010

Pumpkin Chili

Perfect recipe for a rainy, chilly Fall day. Check it out here.. For once and for all, I made zero changes to this recipe! It turned out great...just a little hint of pumpkin...yum, yum, yum! We also had baked cubed butternut squash and homemade pumpkin bread on the side. Twas a delicious meal.


1 lb ground beef
1 cup chopped onions
1 cup chopped green bell peppers
1 clove garlic, minced
Two 14½oz. cans diced tomatoes
1 cup pure pumpkin pureé
1 Tbs ground chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin seed
½ tsp ground black pepper
dash of salt
½ cup grated cheddar cheese
½ cup sour cream

1. Brown ground beef in large sauté pan with onion, green pepper and garlic. Spoon off grease.
2. Return to heat and add tomatoes, pumpkin, chili powder, cumin, pepper and salt. Mix well. Cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes.
3. Serve topped with cheese and sour cream.

Servings: 4

Cooking Tips
*Lighten this up by using lean ground beef, low fat cheddar and light sour cream.

Have a great weekend!

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