Pork and Pumpkin Chili with Greens

Number of Servings: 8 (378 G)
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 1 Hour 25 Minutes

Love chili but bored of the same old, same old? Feeling adventuresome? Pair this chili up with cornbread and enjoy the discovery that healthy eating doesn’t need to be bland. Tip: If you can’t find mustard greens, and sturdy, dark green will work. Try collards or chard or spinach instead.


  • 3 lbs. boneless pork (boneless ribs, stew meat, or sirloin roast), trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 (12 oz.) bottle Mexican lager
  • 2 t. Kosher salt
  • 2 to 3 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, finely chopped
  • 3 t. dried oregano, preferably Mexican
  • 1 (15 oz.) can pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 c. vegetable oil
  • 2 med. tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 1 poblano pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 med. white onions, diced
  • 1/4 c. chili powder, plus more for sprinkling
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 bunch mustard greens, stems removed, leaves roughly chopped
  • Lime wedges, for serving


  1. Combine the pork, beer, 3 cups water and salt in a large pot and bring to a simmer over medium heat, skimming the foam off the surface. Add the chipotles and 1 1/2 teaspoons oregano, cover and cook about 30 minutes.
  2. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the tomatoes, poblano, onions; cook until soft, 15 minutes. Add the remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oregano, the chili powder and garlic; cook 5 minutes. Add the remaining pumpkin and cook 5 minutes.
  3. Add the tomato mixture to the pork and simmer until the meat is tender, about 30 minutes. Add the greens and cook 10 more minutes. Season with salt. Ladle the chili into bowls. Serve with sour cream if desired. Garnish with lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 378G

Amount per serving
Calories 365
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 107mg 35%
Sodium 250mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4.5g 18%
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 4g
Protein 41g
Vitamin D 0.7mcg 6%
Calcium 90.2mg 6%
Iron 2.9mg 15%
Potassium 1110mg 25%
Vitamin A 304.8mcg 35%
Vitamin C 29.8mcg 35%
Vitamin E 3.7mg 25%
Vitamin K 94.6mcg 80%
Thiamin 1.1mg 90%
Riboflavin 0.6mg 45%
Niacin 21.8mg 140%
Vitamin B6 1.4mg 80%
Folate 25mcg 6%
Vitamin B12 0.8mcg 35%
Biotin 2.5mcg 6%
Chloride 29.2mg 2%
Pantothenate 1.6mg 40%
Phosphorus 494.2mg 40%
Iodine 0.6mcg 0%
Magnesium 70.2mg 15%
Zinc 3.4mg 25%
Selenium 64.3mcg 120%
Copper 0.3mg 35%
Manganese 0.4mg 15%
Chromium 0.3mcg 0%
Molybdenum 4.6mcg 10%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Pork, Pumpkin, Beer (water, Barley, Hops And Yeast), Tomatoes, Mustard Greens, Onion, Soybean Oil, Chipotle Peppers In Adobo Sauce (chipotle Peppers, Water, Tomato Puree, Vegetable Oil (corn Or Safflower), Wheat Flour, Salt, Vinegar, Starch, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Caramel Color And Spices), Chili Powder, Poblano Pepper, Garlic, Oregano.

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