Really Awesome Chili

This is my personal chili recipe, I really like it and hope you do too.

Really Awesome Chili Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Really Awesome Chili for 8 servings:

  • 3 1/2 pounds ground beef chuck
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1/2 cup meat drippings, or as desired
  • 1 cup minced onion
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle Irish stout beer (such as Guinness®)
  • 1 cup tomato paste
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup beef stock
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons dried Mexican oregano
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander seed
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons chipotle-flavored hot sauce (such as Tabasco® Chipotle Pepper Sauce)
  • 2 tablespoons cornmeal
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Really Awesome Chili Cooking Instructions

  • Prep30m
  • Cook8h 25m
  • Ready In8h 55m

To cook Really Awesome Chili, you need about 30 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Really Awesome Chili is about 8 hours 25 minutes , and you can serve your Really Awesome Chili within 8 hours 55 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Really Awesome Chili easily:

  1. 1 In a large soup pot over medium heat, cook and stir the ground chuck and ground pork until the meat is browned, about 15 minutes, breaking the meat into crumbles as it cooks. Drain off the excess grease, reserving about 1/2 cup of drippings, and cook and stir the onion and garlic until they begin to brown, about 10 minutes.
  2. 2 Stir in the stout beer, tomato paste, water, beef stock, chili powder, cumin, Mexican oregano, smoked paprika, coriander seed, cocoa powder, chipotle-flavored hot sauce, cornmeal, and flour until thoroughly combined, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 8 hours.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 511 calories; 31.5 grams of fat; 15.8 grams of carbohydrates; 41.7 grams of protein; 149 milligrams of cholesterol; 477 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Mar 23rd 2018

    Is there anything that Guinness doesn't make better? Adding it to chili is just wonderful. This has a really nice "dark" flavor that I'm a fan of. I added some corn and kidney beans to this, ...

  2. Dec 11th 2013

    This recipe is excellent! It has a very harty and savory appeal. To heat it up to our liking; my wife and I added a minced chipotle pepper, Cayenne pepper ( like Shuby did), and we went with ...

  3. Feb 16th 2012

    This is really awesome chili! I was missing some ingredients but still turned out great. I made this on the day of the Emmy awards and there wasn't anything left. ThanksAward winning :D

  4. Nov 20th 2011

    This is one of the better chili recipes I have come across and I will definitely make it again. I would have given it five stars had I not tweaked the recipe somewhat. I left out the cocoa ...

  5. Aug 20th 2011

    This is a great chili! Complex and hearty flavors that work very well together. Not spicy and not sweet just rich and smoky. I added a can of corn, a can of red kidney beans and four table ...