Chipotle Bourbon Pumpkin Chili Recipe | Yummly

Chipotle Bourbon Pumpkin Chili

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  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil
  • 1 medium onion (minced)
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 red pepper (diced)
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup bourbon
  • 14 ounces pumpkin (can of, NOT pumpkin pie mix)
  • 28 ounces crushed tomatoes (can of)
  • 19 ounces kidney beans (can of)
  • 19 ounces navy beans (can of, or a combination of your favorite beans)
  • 1 butternut squash (small, cut into 1-inch cubes)
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle peppers (pureed with adobo sauce)
  • 2 cups corn (cut from 2 cobs or frozen)
  • white cheddar (optional)
  • green onions (optional)
  • chili powder (optional)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium27% DV640mg
    Fat9% DV6g
    Protein35% DV18g
    Carbs19% DV56g
    Fiber32% DV8g
    Calories340Calories from Fat50
    Total Fat6g9%
    Saturated Fat1g5%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat50
    Total Carbohydrate56g19%
    Dietary Fiber8g32%
    Vitamin A310%
    Vitamin C190%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Alyssa 7 months ago
    I really liked this chili! I'm not a big chili fan but this was unique. I did make a few adjustments: I did 1/4 cup bourbon, one 14oz can of navy beans, a package of vegetarian ground beef substitute, 1 and 1/2 tablespoons of the chipotle puree, and then topped with kidney beans (my family dislikes them but think they complemented the chili well), extra sharp cheddar, and greek yogurt.
    Adams 10 months ago
    turned out very good. family loved it
    Karon 10 months ago
    Great Chili. I might put in a touch less Chili powder next time. Would chop squash a bit smaller so it was more consistent with the rest of the veggies. I added celery & carrot for extra veg. Used diced tomatoes instead of crushed so had to simmer with lid off to reduce a bit of liquid. Great meatless option!
    Tilden a year ago
    i don't even like chili, but i thought this was pretty good.
    This is delicious chili, though I agree with the prior review that said it’s missing something. Maybe a squeeze of lime before serving? Regardless, I had at least three people ask me for the recipe and I will definitely be making it again. The smokiness of the chipotles and adobo contrasted with the sweetness of the squash and corn is scrumptious.
    K a year ago
    So good! But I did brown the squash at the beginning with the onions (I added it a little later than the onion). I omitted the bourbon, I used chicken broth in place of the bourbon and water, and added a spoonful of brown sugar because the tomatoes were pretty acidic.
    Rosa W. a year ago
    I was a little hesitant when I chose this recipe, as I couldn’t imagine making chili with pumpkin and butternut squash and no meat. Everyone loved how this chili came out. I will save this recipe for future use. I didn’t even miss the meat.
    Megan B. 2 years ago
    Good, spicy for my taste. I substituted the chili powder for paprika.
    Siobhan Byrns 2 years ago
    This was wonderful. I added another can of tomatoes, and a cup of tomato sauce and black beans and kidney beans. I will definitely make this again
    Natalie K. 2 years ago
    really yummy, fast to make, and easy to adjust. I added bacon, left out the whiskey and used Halloween pumpkin instead of canned and butternut. I also left out the chilli peppers, so I can't comment on spiciness, but my 3 year old and heat intolerant hubby liked it with the double chilli spice
    Kelsey 2 years ago
    Was straight forward and should be a good one to try again. I just found myself craving a little more complexity of flavor, like maybe add some oregano. I also didn’t have bourbon, and subbed in 1/4 cup rum (that’s all I had on hand) and a teaspoon of vanilla, so would be curious to see how 1/2 cup of bourbon would be. Oh I also added a pound of ground turkey to make it a more complete one-dish meal.
    Katie Nocella 2 years ago
    yum would make again!
    Denise K. 2 years ago
    Left out the bourbon because I didn’t have any, accidentally added a whole 8oz can of chili peppers with Adobe and whew! It was spicy but not unbearably for my tastebuds. Had to let simmer for much longer to soften the squash, would recommend roasting for a short bit before hand. This chili was super tastey, I never make chili without a can of pumpkin.
    joanne 2 years ago
    absolutely delish! i added alittle bit of allspice and curry powder which enhanced the flavor even more.
    Graaskamp 2 years ago
    Yummy! Added some ground beef and a dash of lime juice to the mix. End result was super tasty and flavourful chili. Will definitely be making this again.
    Helen McKay 2 years ago
    It was great. I made this in a slow cooker for 8 hours on low. I doubled the ancho chili because we like spicy, and added 2 grated carrots and two finely chopped celery. I added tomato paste in the last hour in the slow cooker.