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new world spicy beef and pumpkin chili

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Erin Mylroie
Santa Clara, UT

A richly flavored chili that will please the pickiest of eaters with its flavors and the busiest of cooks with its ease!

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For new world spicy beef and pumpkin chili

  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 lg
    yellow onion
  • 4 clove
  • 2 lg
    green bell peppers
  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground chuck
  • 1/4 c
    new mexico style chili powder
  • 1 can
    7 ounces, green chilies
  • 1 can
    15 ounces, mexican style diced tomatoes
  • 1 c
    pumpkin or butternut squash puree
  • 1/2 c
    sweetened dried cranberries, chopped

How To Make new world spicy beef and pumpkin chili

  • 1
    Heat oil in large stockpot over medium high heat. Add onions, garlic, and bell peppers and cook for five minutes. Add beef and cook, breaking up with back of spoon, until browned. Add 3/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper.
  • 2
    Add chili powder and saute for 30 seconds. Stir in green chilis and tomatoes, with their juices. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered for 10 minutes. Add pumpkin and cranberries and cook for 10 minutes more.
  • 3
    Ladle chili into six bowls. Top with shredded cheddar cheese and chopped cilantro and green onions, if desired.

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