2 pounds Pasture to Plate Co. ground beef
1 large onion, diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
2 (15 ounce) cans kidney beans, drained
1 (46 fluid ounce) can tomato juice
1 (28 ounce) can peeled and diced tomatoes with juice
½ cup canned pumpkin puree
1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
1 tablespoon chili powder
¼ cup white sugar
In a large pot over medium heat, cook beef until brown; drain. Return beef to pan. Stir in onion and bell pepper and cook 5 minutes. Stir in beans, tomato juice, diced tomatoes and pumpkin puree. Season by adding pumpkin pie spice, chili powder and sugar. Simmer 1 hour.
Garnish with shredded cheese, jalapenos, green onions, sour cream or whatever your heart desires.
Serve with crackers, tortilla chips or corn bread.
Mindy L. Stedem