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5 from 31 votes

Pumpkin Chilli

This Pumpkin Chilli is a hearty and protein packed chilli that is just what you need to warm you up on a cold autumn evening.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 323kcal
Author: Dannii


  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 500 g lean beef mince
  • 1 small pumpkin, skin removed and cut in to small chunks
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and diced
  • 8 mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 x 300g can of haricot beans
  • 1 x 400g can of chopped tomatoes
  • 4 tbsp tomato puree
  • 2 tbsp chipotle en abobo (less if you don't want it spicy)
  • 1 pinch Sea salt and black pepper
  • 0.5 tsp each of: cumin, paprika, ground coriander and dried oregano


  • Add the oil to a pan and once hot, add the onions, beef mince, mushrooms and pumpkin and cook gently for around 4 minutes until the beef has browned.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and reduce to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Serve with rice, guacamole and salsa (optional).


Serving: 1portion (chilli only) | Calories: 323kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 402mg | Potassium: 250mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 2450IU | Vitamin C: 7.4mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.5mg