Signature Spicy, Smoky, Sweet Chili

Signature Spicy, Smoky, Sweet Chili 2

Signature Spicy, Smoky, Sweet Chili is my signature chili recipe. Slightly spicy, smoky, and sweet, it’s crock pot and freezer-friendly, too!

Ingredients
SERVES 6

  • 1lb ground beef
  • 1 large shallot or 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • salt and pepper
  • 29oz can tomato sauce
  • 15oz can Bush’s Vegetarian Baked Beans
  • 15oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 Tablespoons chili powder
  • 1-2 heaping Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (or more or less)
  • Toppings: shredded cheddar cheese, chopped green onions, tortilla chips, sour cream

Directions

  1. Brown ground beef, shallot or onion, and garlic in a large skillet over medium high heat, seasoning with salt and pepper. Add the remaining ingredients then simmer for 30 minutes, stirring once or twice.
  2. Crock Pot Cooking Instructions: Transfer ground beef mixture to a 5 or 6 quart crock pot then add the rest of the ingredients and stir to combine (can be done ahead of time. Store in the refrigerator until ready to start cooking.) Place a lid on top then cook on low for 4-6 hours.
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Signature Spicy, Smoky, Sweet Chili 2

Signature Spicy, Smoky, Sweet Chili

  • Author: admin
  • Yield: 6 serving 1x

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Ingredients

  • 1lb ground beef
  • 1 large shallot or 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • salt and pepper
  • 29oz can tomato sauce
  • 15oz can Bush’s Vegetarian Baked Beans
  • 15oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 Tablespoons chili powder
  • 12 heaping Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (or more or less)
  • Toppings: shredded cheddar cheese, chopped green onions, tortilla chips, sour cream

Instructions

  1. Brown ground beef, shallot or onion, and garlic in a large skillet over medium high heat, seasoning with salt and pepper. Add the remaining ingredients then simmer for 30 minutes, stirring once or twice.
  2. Crock Pot Cooking Instructions: Transfer ground beef mixture to a 5 or 6 quart crock pot then add the rest of the ingredients and stir to combine (can be done ahead of time. Store in the refrigerator until ready to start cooking.) Place a lid on top then cook on low for 4-6 hours.

 

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