Squeeze more veggies in your diet this winter with this easy, healthy, and comforting Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Chili.
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Butternut Squash Chili

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Servings: 8
Author: Garnish and Glaze


For the Chili:

  • 1 1.5 pound butternut squash, peeled, cut into half inch pieces
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can great northern beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, or poblano pepper, diced
  • 1 sweet onion, diced
  • 1 can petite diced tomatoes, for more heat you can use a can of jalapeno tomatoes to add more heat
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

For the Toppings:

  • Cilantro
  • Sour Cream
  • Chips
  • Cheese


  • Place all chili ingredients in the slow cooker, mix, and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until butternut squash is tender.
  • Serve with desired toppings.