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ground chicken chili
Ground Chicken Chili with Pumpkin and Roasted Veggies {GF, DF}
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins

This ground chicken chili with pumpkin and roasted veggies is a twist on the traditional chili and made with a creamy pumpkin puree and white beans instead of the traditional tomato based beef chili. Top with oven roasted veggies for a full comforting winter meal. Gluten-free and Dairy-free too.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American, Healthy, Paleo
Servings: 4
Calories: 473 kcal
Author: Vicky Berman
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 can white beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 cups pumpkin puree
  • 4 tablespoons coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound parsnips peeled and cubed
  • 1 pound butternut squash peeled and cubed
  • 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary diced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In a large bowl combine parsnips, squash, rosemary, 1.5 teaspoons salt and 2 tablespoons olive oil. Bake on parchment lined baking sheet in a single layer for 30 minutes or until toasted and soft.
  2. Heat pan over medium heat and add coconut oil. Add ground chicken and garlic. Cook for a few minutes until cooked through.
  3. Add crushed red pepper flakes, cumin, paprika and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Mix.
  4. Add chicken broth. Bring to a boil and reduce heat.
  5. Add pumpkin puree, coconut milk and lemon juice. Mix. Bring to a boil and reduce heat.
  6. Add white beans. Mix. Cook for a few minutes.
  7. Serve chili topped with oven roasted veggies.
Recipe Notes

To make this recipe Paleo and Whole30 omit the white beans 

Nutrition Facts
Ground Chicken Chili with Pumpkin and Roasted Veggies {GF, DF}
Amount Per Serving
Calories 473 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 97mg32%
Sodium 1326mg58%
Potassium 1781mg51%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 11g46%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 31365IU627%
Vitamin C 54.7mg66%
Calcium 150mg15%
Iron 5.2mg29%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.