Crockpot chili for the season with pumpkin, chicken, corn and chickpeas.
Pumpkin is a unique and unlooked for ingredient in savory cooking due to its popularity in desserts. The pumpkin elevates an everyday, mundane chili into something exciting!
I know pumpkin sounds a little strange for chili but it ends up being mild in flavor, adding an underlying earthiness that is right at home with the smoky heat of chipotle chiles, chile powder, cumin and the nuttiness of the chickpeas.
The pumpkin has no problem at all fitting right in as if it belonged there all along!
I love this recipe because you can throw everything into your crockpot lickety-split and dinner is taken care of. You’re free to go about your day knowing you have this bubbling pot of hearty chili to greet you when you get home.
The wonderfully spicy aroma will smack you in the face the moment you open the door and immediately beckon you to the table.
That’s seriously the best thing ever. Ever.