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Slow Cooker Pumpkin Sausage Chili

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours 10 mins
  • Yield: 4-6 1x



  • 1 lb mild Italian pork sausage
  • 15 oz canned pumpkin puree
  • 15 oz canned diced tomato
  • 15 oz can black beans, drained
  • 15 oz can white beans, drained
  • 7 oz canned green fire roasted chilis, drained
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon coriander
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Turn your slow cooker on high. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium high heat. Add Italian sausage, sprinkle with a pinch of salt and pepper, and cook 5-7 minutes, stirring frequently until cooked through and no longer pink.
  2. Add cooked sausage and the rest of the ingredients into the the slow cooker. Stir until combined. Cook for 3 to 4 hours, depending on your slow cooker.
  3. Garnish with chives, sour cream, and a a sprinkle of cheddar and monterey jack cheese.