Vibrant chipotle pepper, cumin, smoked paprika, and chives bring together velvety butternut squash, juicy tomatoes and protein-filled chicken to make a warm-you-from-the-inside-out chili that is perfect for busy week nights in those cooler months.
This time of year really makes me crave the warmth of chili.
A big pot of chili was definitely in the weekly meal rotation in my house growing up, and it’s become a cool month staple in my home now too!
Making chili low FODMAP can be a bit of a challenge. How do you get flavor without diced onions and garlic powder? A challenge? Yes. Impossible? Nope!
I made sure to incorporate lots of spices to make this dish just as zesty and flavorful as the traditional version. I also incorporated butternut squash for fun texture (no beans in this recipe!), and for an added boost of nutrients (hello vitamin C, A, fiber!).
This dish comes together easily once you put everything in the slow cooker, making it PERFECT for busy nights when getting a home-cooked meal on the table may feel impossible.