Favourite Spicy Chili

Prep Time
2 1/2h
Cook Time
2h 45m
Ready In

"A recipe that is my go-to chili, I've make a zillion chili recipes but eventually gave up because none was any better than this one. My advice to you is make this one day ahead the flavor is way-way better the next day!"

Original recipe yields 10 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (384.9 g)
  • Calories 468.8
  • Total Fat - 19.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 8.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 135.2 mg
  • Sodium - 601.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 41.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 13.9 g
  • Sugars - 10.5 g
  • Protein - 30.9 g
  • Calcium - 324.9 mg
  • Iron - 8.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 66.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.4 mg

Step 1

Heat the bacon grease in a Dutch oven or large pot. Add in stewing beef, cook all sides until well browned; remove to a bowl.

Step 2

Add in ground beef, onions and garlic; cook until well browned.

Step 3

Return the stewing beef back to the pot. Add tomatoes, beer, coffee, tomato paste and beef broth.

Step 4

Add spices Stir in kidney beans and peppers. Add salt and pepper.

Step 5

Simmer oven medium-low heat partially covered for 2 1/2 hours adding in more salt if needed.

Step 6

Top with shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, crackers, or whatever floats your boat.

Step 7


Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



Wowzers!! is this good...the hubby told me it's replacing our old favorite...can't say I blame him...we didn't find it to hot for our liking...this is a keeper and going in my best of 2017 cookbook...yum...made for "Pick Me" tag game...

review by:
(18 Feb 2017)