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Pumpkin Spice Chili

The ultimate pairing of classic fall flavors
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  • Angela Sellers

October 26, 2017

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Leaves changing. Temperatures dropping. #PumpkinSpiceLatte trending. These are timeless signals of the annual shift away from summer.

Yet, pumpkin spice is more than just a latte flavor; it is a sublime complement to a variety of ingredients, from apples to zucchini.

Pumpkin Spice Chili

  • Total Time

    30 minutes chili, 1.5 hours chili + pumpkin bowls
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans Hormel® chili
  • 1/2 cup cubed pumpkin
  • 6 miniature pumpkins (optional)

Instructions

In large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Sautée onion 7 to 9 minutes or until translucent. Add pumpkin pie spice and cook 1 minute. Stir in chili and pumpkin. Bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes or until pumpkin is tender.

Mini Pumpkins (Optional)

Heat oven to 400°F. Place whole pumpkins on a lightly greased baking sheet, stems up. Bake 20 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes. Cut stem off and scoop out seeds.

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