Crockpot Pumpkin Chili

Serves 6-8  |  Prep time: 15 minutes  |  Cook time: 4-6 hours

Recipe by Mariah Reil, MS, RD, LN


2 lb lean, Reil Ranch grass-fed ground beef

1 large onion, diced

4 cans dark red kidney beans, drained and rinsed

4 cans diced tomatoes

2 cans tomato sauce (unseasoned)

1 cup pumpkin puree

2 tbsp chili powder

1 tsp pumpkin pie spice



  1. Heat a large skillet and grease with cooking spray. Brown the meat with the diced onion until cooked through. Drain any liquid, add to a large crockpot or slow cooker.
  2. Add the rinsed beans, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, pumpkin, and spices to the crockpot. Stir to mix. 
  3. Let cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours. Enjoy with plain greek yogurt, shredded cheddar, or your favorite toppings!


Grass-fed beef is a nutrient-dense beef, which means it contains more nutrients per serving than conventional beef. Omega-3 fatty acids are important for preventing heart disease and managing heart health. Grass-fed beef contains a greater amount of important Omega-3 fatty acids compared to conventional beef. Enjoy this tasty recipe and know that you’re nourishing your heart and your taste buds! 

November 08, 2020 — Reil Ranch