5 Winning Recipes for Your Ward Chili Cook-Off

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Pumpkin Chili

What better way to include a taste of fall in your chili than to feature a bit of pumpkin? This third-place winner from our 2013 chili cook-off was a favorite for a reason!


2 pounds ground pork

1 medium onion chopped

I cup canned pumpkin

1 (28-ounce) can diced stewed tomatoes

1 (16-ounce) can chili beans

 6-ounce bottled chili sauce 

1–2 tablespoons chili powder

2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice

1 teaspoon brown sugar

1½ teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon pepper


1. Brown your meat until no longer pink.

2. Combine the other ingredients and pour over meat.  

3. Put everything in a crockpot and cook on low for 4–5 hours.

– Shauna Sandberg, Murray, UT

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