Sneaky Gypsy Pumpkin Chili

Sumptuous Spoonfuls

Ready in: 90 minutes
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 60 minutes
Servings: 5
Gluten Free
Dairy Free

Ingredients

  • 2 cups broth (chicken, beef, or vegetable)
    Canned and Jarred
  • 3 cups peeled, chopped tomatoes (ok to use canned)
    Canned and Jarred
  • 1 teaspoon powdered chimayo chiles
    Produce
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
    Produce
  • 7 cloves of garlic
    Produce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
    Produce
  • 1 lb. lean ground meat (beef, turkey, venison, elk ... whatever you prefer!)
    Meat
  • 4 cups cooked mixed beans (I cooked up a mix of garbonzo, pinto, yellow & green split peas, black beans, red beans, and Great Northern white beans)
    Pasta and Rice
  • 2 onions, peeled & chopped
    Produce
  • A Tablespoon or so of fresh oregano leaves
    Produce;Spices and Seasonings
  • 1 - 4 hot peppers (jalapenos or cayenne, I used both)
    Produce
  • 3 cups pumpkin chunks
    Produce
  • 1/2 cup raisins
    Dried Fruits;Produce;Baking
  • 3 teaspoons Red Robin seasoning
  • 3 teaspoons turmeric
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 2 bell peppers (red, green or yellow)
    Produce

Steps

  • In your soup pot over medium heat, cook the meat till brown. Towards the end of the browning, add in the onion and garlic and cook until the onion is soft & translucent.
  • Drain off any excess fat from the meat.
  • Add in the pumpkin, beans, tomatoes, bell peppers, hot peppers, broth, raisins, and spices. Cover and cook for 30 minutes to an hour or until the pumpkin is tender and the flavors are nicely blended, stirring every so often.Just a few minutes before serving, stir in the cilantro and oregano leaves.
  • Serve hot with shredded cheese, chopped onion and fresh cilantro or oregano leaves for garnish, if you like.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 1041.71  cal  (52.09%)
  • Fat: 21.48  g  (33.04%)
  • Saturated Fat: 7.29  g  (45.53%)
  • Carbohydrates: 152.08  g  (50.69%)
  • Sugar: 13.62  g  (15.13%)
  • Cholesterol: 64.41  mg  (21.47%)
  • Sodium: 704.26  mg  (30.62%)
  • Protein: 66.33  g  (132.65%)
  • Vitamin C: 194.96  mg  (236.31%)
  • Vitamin A: 7191.91  IU  (143.84%)
  • Iron: 25.4  mg  (141.09%)
  • Magnesium: 518.51  mg  (129.63%)
  • Copper: 2.34  mg  (117.22%)
  • Potassium: 3553.44  mg  (101.53%)
  • Vitamin B1: 1.25  mg  (83.56%)
  • Phosphorus: 728.32  mg  (72.83%)
  • Calcium: 575.15  mg  (57.52%)
  • Manganese: 1.15  mg  (57.32%)
  • Vitamin B6: 1.06  mg  (52.94%)
  • Vitamin B3: 10.32  mg  (51.61%)
  • Vitamin K: 47.92  µg  (45.64%)
  • Fiber: 9.54  g  (38.15%)
  • Vitamin B2: 0.59  mg  (34.61%)
  • Zinc: 4.96  mg  (33.09%)
  • Vitamin B12: 1.94  µg  (32.36%)
  • Vitamin E: 4.27  mg  (28.45%)
  • Selenium: 16.09  µg  (22.99%)
  • Folate: 78.43  µg  (19.61%)
  • Vitamin B5: 1.38  mg  (13.81%)

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