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Drunken Chili


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb ground Italian Sausage
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp salt
  • one 12 ounce bottle of beer (lager or similar)
  • 1 15 ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 15 ounce cans pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 15 ounce can of crushed tomatoes
  • 1 15 ounce can of diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup frozen corn (optional)
  • ½ cup water
  • cheese, sour cream and cilantro for topping (optional)


  1. In a large dutch oven over medium heat, add the olive oil. Add the onion, bell pepper and garlic. Sauté stirring frequently until the onion is translucent, about five minutes. Add the pork and ground beef, chopping the meat up with the spatula. Cook, stirring frequently until all the meat is cooked and no pink remains, about seven minutes. Drain off the fat into a grease jar. Return the pan to the heat.
  2. Add the chili powder, cumin, oregano, paprika, garlic powder, and salt, stirring. Add the beer and let it reduce for about 30 seconds. Add the drained, rinsed beans, crushed and diced tomatoes, corn and water. Stir to combine. Bring to a boil and then lower to a simmer. Cook with the lid off for 20 minutes. Serve hot.

Original recipe by: Tastemaker Blog

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