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Halloween Pumpkin Chilli [vegan] by The Flexitarian

Halloween Pumpkin Chilli [vegan]

This easy and straightforward vegan Halloween Pumpkin Chilli recipe is bound to delight your guests.
5 from 1 vote
DieTARY CHOICEDairy-Free Recipes, Egg-Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Recipes, High Fibre Recipes, Low Fat Recipes, Nut-Free Recipes, Soya-Free Recipes, Vegan Recipes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Beans & Pulses, Entertaining, Family Meals
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6 people
Calories 242 kcal


  • large saucepan


  • 500 g pumpkin flesh
  • 1 red pepper
  • 400 g can chopped tomatoes
  • 800 g black beans
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 3 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder or more according to taste
  • 8 cm piece fresh ginger root [3.15 inch]
  • 750 ml vegetable stock
  • juice of 1 to 2 limes
  • 1 large onion
  • 3 garlic cloves - crushed
  • olive oil
  • salt & pepper
  • fresh bunch of coriander to serve
  • Carved pumpkin to serve optional


  • Heat some olive oil in a large saucepan.
  • Gently fry finely chopped onion, crushed garlic with ground cumin, ground coriander, chilli powder, cinnamon and grated ginger root.
  • Cut pepper and pumpkin into 2cm dice [0.8 inches].
  • Add vegetables to the onion mixture along with the tomato paste, chopped tomatoes, vegetable stock and oregano. Bring to boil then cook uncovered under medium heat for 10-15 mins until pumpkin is cooked (it should still have a bite).
  • Rinse and drain black beans. Add to pan. Mix well together. Season with lime juice plus salt and pepper.
  • Serve with fresh coriander.


Serving: 300gCalories: 242kcalCarbohydrates: 47gProtein: 14gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 644mgPotassium: 1043mgFiber: 15gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 8176IUVitamin C: 42mgCalcium: 112mgIron: 5mg
Keyword chilli, Halloween, pumpkin
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