Chicken Pumpkin Chili

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Title: Chicken Pumpkin Chili
Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Chicken, Chili


2 tb Olive oil
2 c Onion -- chopped
2 c Red bell pepper -- chopped
3 tb Jalapeno -- minced
1 Clove garlic -- minced
1 c Beer
1 c Chicken broth
1/4 c Ripe olives -- sliced
3 tb Chili powder
1 ts Ground coriander
1/2 ts Salt
29 oz Canned tomatoes with their
Juice -- chopped
1 lb Boneless, skinless chicken
Breasts -- cubed
2 c Cooked pumpkin or butternut
Squash -- peeled, cubed
2 tb Cilantro -- chopped
1 tb Cocoa powder
16 oz Canned pinto beans --
6 tb Scallions -- sliced
1 1/2 oz Cheddar cheese -- shredded
6 tb Sour cream

Heat the oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Suate the onions until
lightly browned - -about 8 minutes.

Add the bell pepper, jalapeno and garlic. Saute for 5 minutes more.

Add the beer, broth, olives, chili powder, coriander, salt, tomatoes and
chicken. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce the heat, cover partially and
simmer for 15 minutes.

Stir in the pumpkin, cilantro, cocoa and beans. Cook for 5 minutes.

Serve in individual bowls, topped with the cheese, sour cream and

[Try this with the quantities of jalapeno, garlic, coriander and cilantro
doubled. KJD]

Recipe By : Framingham, MA Newcomers Club

From: Date: 05/28