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Pumpkin and Black Bean Chili

Chili is one of those magical foods that you can make year round - just give it an autumnal twist with pumpkin puree (if you're feeling wild, try adding chunks of whole pumpkin). Perfect for colder nights, this dish is the definition of Fall comfort food.

Forget Pumpkin Pie and Make These 27 Savory Pumpkin Dishes Instead

Now that it's officially pumpkin season, we don't have any excuse to not be using this orange gourd in our kitchens. You might think pumpkins are only good for carving jack-o'-lanterns or making pie, but you can actually use them to make some amazing savory dishes. Whether you want a hearty dinner or a satisfying lunch, pumpkin is the perfect thing to cook with. So head on over to your local pumpkin patch (or grocery store, if that's easier) and get picking!

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