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Halloween Black Bean and Pumpkin Chili

Whatcha Need:
6 T. - vegetable oil
3 lbs. - lean, boneless pork, cut into ¾-inch cubes
1 - large onion, minced
4 - cloves garlic, minced
1 - yellow pepper, seeded and diced
1 - red Pepper, seeded and diced
1 Can - beef broth
2/3 c. - heavy cream
1 can - stewed tomatoes
1 can - pureed pumpkin
1 can - black beans
shredded cheddar cheese and sliced scallions, for garnish

Whatcha Do:

HEAT 2 tablespoons of oil in a large pot and brown pork in batches over medium-high heat, adding more oil as needed. Once pork is browned on all sides, transfer to a platter.

ADD onion, garlic, and peppers to the pot; sauté about 10 minutes. Stir in broth, cream, and tomatoes. Add large Spice packet and Cayenne Pepper packet; salt to taste. Add pumpkin puree, stirring until smooth. Add black beans and browned pork. Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally for one hour.

LADLE hot chili into bowls, and top with shredded cheddar cheese and scallions.

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