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Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chili

This Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chili is so easy to make, and the perfect way to warm up on a cold day. No one will ever guess your secret ingredient is pumpkin!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Marybeth Feutz



  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil. Add onion and garlic, cook until onion is translucent. Transfer onion mixture to a 6-quart slow cooker.
  • In the same skillet, brown the ground beef. Drain if needed, and transfer cooked beef to your slow cooker.
  • Stir in tomatoes with juice, beans (drained and rinsed), pumpkin, chili powder, dried parsley, dried oregano, cumin, paprika, salt, and chicken broth. Mix well to combine.
  • Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours.
  • Serve individual servings with favorite chili toppings.