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Pumpkin Ground Beef Chili

Pumpkin Ground Beef Chili

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Author atasteofwellbeing

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Grass-fed Ground Beef
  • 1/2 can Pumpkin Puree
  • 1 TBLS Olive Oil
  • 1 small Yellow Onion minced
  • 3 Carrots peeled and small dice
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 3 TBLS Ground Chili Powder
  • 2 TBLS Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 cup Canned Diced Tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup Beef Stock - low sodium
  • 1 can No Sodium Kidney Beans
  • 1 can No Sodium Pinto Beans
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 tsp Sea Salt

Garnishes

  • Sour Cream
  • Mexican Shredded Cheese
  • Cilantro
  • Hot Sauce

Instructions

  1. 1. In a large pot over medium heat add the olive oil. Once hot all the onions, carrots, and garlic. Add 2 pinches of salt. Let this cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally. 

    2. Season the grass-fed beef with salt and pepper. Add the ground beef to the pot and break it all up. Let this cook for 5-7 minutes. Once the ground beef has been cooking and browning for 5-7 minutes add the chili powder, cumin, and cinnamon. Stir everything together. Now add the pumpkin  puree, diced tomatoes, and beans. Season the dish again with 1/2-1 tsp sea salt and the black pepper. Stir everything together. Let this cook for 5-7 minutes again. 

    3. Add the beef stock and bring the chili to a light boil. Once the chili is at a boil cover the pot and turn the heat to low. Let the chili cook for 18-20 minutes. 

    4. Once the chili has cooked turn the heat off. Adjust seasoning if necessary. Let the chili sit with the top on and the heat off for 10-15 minutes. 

    Serve, garnish, and enjoy! 

    Pumpkin Ground Beef Chili