- 1 lb lean ground beef
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 1 clove minced garlic
- 1 can (16 oz) Libby's solid pack pumpkin
- 2 cups water
- 1 can (16 oz) red kidney beans, drained
- 1/2 cup pitted ripe olive slices
- 1 envelope (1.25 oz) taco seasoning mix
- 1-1/2 tspns chili powder
- 1 tspn salt
- 4 oz shredded cheddar cheese
- Red pepper flakes
- 1 cup crushed corn chips
- 1/2 dairy sour cream
In 3-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, cook beef, onion, and garlic until beef is brown. Drain.
Add pumpkin, water, beans, olives, taco seasoning mix, chili powder, and salt. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 30 minutes. Season with red pepper flakes or hot pepper sauce, if desired.
Garnish with cheese, corn ships, and sour cream. Yields 6 servings.
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Origin - "The Great Pumpkin Cookbook" by the home economists in Libby's Home Economics & Consumer Service Dep't, 1984)