Recipe by southern chef in louisiana
A unique twist on chili--try it, it will surprise you.
Top Review by ratherbeswimmin'
I did like this chili, even though the seasoning is very mild. Never had mushrooms in chili and I loved that. The pumpkin flavor was not detectable, but does add great nutritive value. Thick and hearty; enjoyed with a chunk of homemade bread. Thanks.
- 2 cups fresh pumpkin or 2 cups canned pumpkin
- 3 lbs ground beef
- 2 (16 ounce) cans red kidney beans
- 2 medium onions, chopped
- 3 (15 ounce) cans diced tomatoes
- 2 tablespoons chili powder
- 1⁄4 teaspoon red pepper
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 bay leaves
- 1 cup fresh mushrooms