Chunky Pumpkin Chili

Makes 8 servings.


2 pounds ground beef
1 large onion, diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
2 (15 ounce) cans kidney beans, drained
1 (46 fluid ounce) can tomato juice
1 (28 ounce) can peeled and diced tomatoes with juice
½ cup canned pumpkin puree
1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
1 tablespoon chili powder
¼ tablespoon SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated


1. In a large pot over medium heat, cook beef until brown; drain.
2. Stir in onion and bell pepper and cook 5 minutes.
3. Stir in beans, tomato juice, diced tomatoes and pumpkin puree.
4. Season with pumpkin pie spice, chili powder and SPLENDA® Granulated Sweetener. Simmer 1 hour.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories: 390
Calories from Fat: 150
Total Fat: 16g
Saturated Fat: 6g
Cholesterol: 70mg
Sodium: 1200mg
Total Carbs: 32g
Dietary Fiber: 10g
Sugars: 10g
Protein: 28g

Additional comments:

Note: Submitted by a home cook, this recipe has not been tested by the SPLENDA® Test Kitchens.

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