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Easy Pumpkin Chili

Easy pumpkin chili is the perfect dish to warm you up on a cold day. Made with sweet potatoes, kidney beans and black beans - it's a hearty and filling meal that's comforting & delicious!
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword chili recipe for fall, easy recipe, pumpkin chili
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 108 kcal


  • 2 15-ounce cans kidney beans drained
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans drained
  • 1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes with their liquid
  • 1-1/2 cup water can substitute with chicken, beef, or vegetable broth
  • 2 green bell peppers cored, seeded, diced
  • 2 medium sweet potato diced
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground turkey can substitute with beef
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice or cinnamon
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 can of pure pumpkin puree not pumpkin pie filling
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil

Suggested Toppings:

  • sour cream
  • shredded cheese
  • cilantro
  • avocado
  • tortilla chips


  1. In a large pot over medium-high heat, heat the oil. Add the onion, and saute for 2 to 3 minutes until it begins to look translucent.
  2. Add in the ground meat, garlic, and salt and pepper to taste. Brown the meat, and break down into smaller pieces.
  3. Add tomatoes, bell peppers, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, water, chili powder, cumin, oregano, Worcester sauce, pumpkin pie spice and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low and add beans. Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 25 minutes or more. Adjust seasoning as needed. Ladle chili into bowls and serve.
  4. Add suggested toppings of your choice.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Pumpkin Chili
Amount Per Serving (1 bowl (1/6 recipe))
Calories 108 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Cholesterol 20mg7%
Sodium 92mg4%
Potassium 426mg12%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 7115IU142%
Vitamin C 34.6mg42%
Calcium 49mg5%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.