Fall is my favorite season. There are a lot of reasons, but some of them are:
- comfort foods
- cool weather that makes me want to turn on the oven…
- soup, soup, soup!
I’d never had pumpkin in a savory dish before and I wasn’t too sure what it would be like. The flavor isn’t strongly pumpkin, not like adding pie to your chili. It’s more of a healthy, warm veggie base that goes well with the black beans and chicken.
For the record, I did keep the pumpkin part a secret from the kids until after dinner. No need to share all the truth before it’s necessary to do so.
Here’s what you’ll need to get this simmering in your slow cooker: [Read more…]