Pumpkin Lentil Chili - the perfect balance of sweet and spicy in this hearty vegetarian chili.
dairy free, egg free, gluten free, nut free, refined sugar free, soy free, vegan
best vegan chili, easy vegetarian chili, pumpkin chili
Calories: 327 kcal
Heat oil (or vegetable broth) in pot over medium-high heat.
Add onion, green bell peppers, jalapeño peppers, and garlic. Cook, stirring frequently, until onions are translucent, about 5 minutes
Add cooked lentils, shredded carrots, diced tomatoes, pumpkin, tomato paste, water, chili powder, smoked paprika, cumin, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to medium-low and add beans.
Cover and simmer for about 30 minutes to allow flavors to blend.
Taste and adjust seasonings accordingly. If you like your chili on the sweeter side, add the maple syrup and stir to combine.
If you like your chili soupier, add the vegetable broth and stir to combine.
Serve and enjoy with your favorite chili toppings.
~Nutrition facts calculated including the optional maple syrup and extra vegetable broth.
Pumpkin Lentil Chili
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Vitamin A 15250IU305%
Vitamin C 40.4mg49%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.