“when I make my chili, I like a more full bodied dish with spice and heat from a variety of ingredients so I am giving up the recipe to one of my favorite dishes. Just so you know, if you want an easier prep you can definately use a couple packets of chili seasoning with cayenne pepper added, any hot sauce can be used but watch the vinegar and salt contents”
READY IN:
1hr 45mins
SERVES:
5
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. grind chili dry seasoning with 4 jalapenos.
  2. combine ground meat with dry seasonings and hot sauce and set aside for 1 hour. You can smoke the meat on a grill with mesquite and then add for a more smokey flavor.
  3. Cook meat until browned, drain and add barbeque sauce, caramelizing the sauce.
  4. add tomatoes, remaining jalapenos, pepper pods and simmer. for more intense flavor you can puree the peppers with the meat and tomatoes and then simmer to blend all flavors.
  5. add liquid to make solution and simmer with beans for 30 minutes, taste and add sweetener accordingly.
  6. For best results, keep recipe with plenty of liquid for tomatoes and spices to dissolve and cook on lower heat for longer times to get a more full bodied dish.

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