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Spicy Pumpkin Sweet Potato Chili #PumpkinWeek

This is not your ordinary crock pot chili - it's packed with pumpkin, sweet potato, beef, pork, beans, and tons of fall flavor!

Serves 6-8 servings     adjust servings

Preparation 20 mins Cook Time 6 hours Total Time 6 hrs 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef (or ground chicken)
  • 1/4 pound pork loin, cubed
  • 1 can tomatoes & chilies (Rotel)
  • 1 can fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • 1 (12oz.) bottle pumpkin beer (or 1 1/2 cups beef broth)
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 can kidney beans
  • 1 can black beans
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 sweet potatoes, cubed
  • 3-4 Tablespoons chili powder, divided
  • 1-2 teaspoons red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon cumin, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, divided
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt, divided
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • Shredded cheddar cheese, for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, brown ground beef, seasoning it with salt and chili powder. Drain fat and transfer to crock pot.
  2. Season the pork cubes with ½ teaspoon cumin and a pinch nutmeg, then sear in the same skillet. Add to crock pot.
  3. Combine remaining ingredients to crock pot, stirring well.
  4. Cook on high for 4 hours, or low for 6 hours, stirring occasionally if you are able.
  5. Garnish with shredded cheddar if desired upon serving. Enjoy!

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