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Roasted Pumpkin Chili with Quorn Grounds

One green and one orange pumpkin, both topped and filled with vegetarian chili.

A sizzling bowl of flavorful chili made with Quorn Grounds and stuffed into mini pumpkins. Perfectly suited to celebrate Halloween or during the fall season. Top with paprika pumpkin seeds for crispy indulgence.

Serves 4

30 mins

A Little Effort

A bag and a box of Quorn Meatless Grounds showing the plated product and information on an orange and charcoal background.

Made with Quorn Meatless Grounds


Excellent source of protein



  • 1 pkg (12oz) Quorn Meatless Grounds
  • 4 Small Squash / Pumpkins - hulled
  • 1 Large white onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup button mushrooms
  • 1 red chili
  • 1tsp cumin seeds
  • 1tsp cinnamon
  • 1tsp chili powder
  • 2tsp paprika
  • 1/8 cup of dark chocolate, grated
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 yellow pepper
  • 1 can of kidney beans, drained
  • 1 can (14oz) of diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup of mature cheddar
  • Fresh cilantro to serve


  1. Preheat an oven to 200 degrees. Hull out four small pumpkins and chop into 1 inch chunks. Separate the seeds and scatter onto a baking tray with the squash. Drizzle over 1tbsp of olive oil and 2tsp of paprika. Bake for 20 minutes until the squash is golden and the seeds are crunchy.
  2. In a large pan, add the chopped white onion, garlic gloves and one whole red chilli (seeds removed).
  3. Add the chili powder, cumin seeds and cinnamon and stir till golden.
  4. Add your Quorn Gounds and cook until it is golden brown.
  5. Add the chopped mushrooms, kidney beans, chopped peppers and a can of chopped tomatoes.
  6. Bring to a simmer then reduce to thicken. Season to taste and finish with a small grating of dark chocolate (optional but delicious).
  7. Fill the mini pumpkins with the chili, then sprinkle a handful of grated cheddar on top and place them onto a baking tray to grill for 5 minutes until they’re oozy and melted.
  8. Top with fresh cilantro, the roasted squash and crunchy seeds.

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