An orange and red stuffed pepper with monster faces.

Halloween Vegetarian Chili

Serving Time Icon 35 min
Serves Number Icon Serves 4-6

A chunky orange chili is a nice fall option for vegetarians and meat lovers alike. Carve spooky faces into orange, green or red bell peppers and spoon in your chili to complete your Halloween table. You can make this chili ahead and reheat it for an easy and quick meal, with or without the monsters.

Prep 15 MIN

Cook 35 MIN


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Step 1

Wash bell peppers and, using a paring knife, cut a circle in the top of the pepper. Remove stem and seeds and discard to compost. Use your paring knife to carve monster faces in each pepper, cutting in holes for the eye(s), nose and mouth. Set aside.

Step 2

In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, chili powder, cumin, oregano and cinnamon and cook, stirring for about 5 minutes or until softened. Stir in sweet potatoes to coat. Add tomatoes, broth and tomato paste; stir until combined. Bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer, stirring occasionally for about 15 minutes or until almost tender. Add beans, cream, salt and pepper; simmer uncovered for about 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender and slightly thickened. 

Step 3

Spoon into carved peppers and top with cheese to serve.

Tip: You can reheat the chili in the pepper cutouts to soften the peppers and enjoy the chili right from the pepper. Added bonus: the peppers look wrinkly and extra scary for your Halloween dinner. 

Nutritional Information

One Serving 1/6 Recipe

Calories 375
Protein 13 g
Carbohydrates 44 g
Fat 16 g
Saturated Fat 10 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 50 mg
Sodium 700 mg
Fibre 10 g
Sugars 10 g
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