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Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chicken Chili (Gluten Free)

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chicken Chili (Gluten Free) - a hearty chili, full of veggies, protein, and huge flavor! Perfect for family meal time or game day! Includes stovetop and Instant Pot instructions.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chili, crockpot, gluten free
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 242kcal


  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 bell peppers, chopped
  • 15 ounces can diced tomatoes
  • 15 ounce can pure pumpkin
  • 15 ounce can pinto beans
  • 15 ounce can white beans
  • 1 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons homemade chili seasoning see recipe below
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon avocado oil


  • Cook the chicken in oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Once browned, drain off any fat and add the chicken to the slow cooker.
  • Add remaining ingredients, stir to combine, and cook for 3-4 hours on High or 5-6 hours on Low.

Instant Pot Instructions

  • Set pot to saute and cook the chicken in oil until browned.  Add remaining ingredients, stir to combine, and seal the lid.  Cook on Manual setting for 8 minutes.  

Stove Top Instructions

  • Cook chicken in oil in a large pot over medium high heat.  Add onion and bell peppers and continue to cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add remaining ingredients, stirring well.  Bring chili to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.


Calories: 242kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 564mg | Potassium: 1056mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 9740IU | Vitamin C: 32.1mg | Calcium: 116mg | Iron: 4.9mg