Red, White & Habanero Chili

Russ Walker

By
@russpdx

I've made many attempts at chili over the years. I'm from Texas so I feel obligated to produce good chili.

This chili has beans so the purists will come after me. But, this turned out to be my favorite attempt so far. I don't think it is hot despite the peppers.

I've never made chili in a crock pot before. I saw the idea for the bean puree and wanted to try it out with this recipe.

It won at our local company chili cookoff this year!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
7 Hr

Ingredients

SEASONING MIX

1 Tbsp
ancho chili powder
4 Tbsp
chili powder
1 Tbsp
cayenne pepper
3 tsp
ground coriander
3 tsp
ground cumin
2 tsp
garlic powder
2 tsp
italian seasoning

EVERYTHING ELSE

2
habanero pepper, fresh
2
anaheim pepper, fresh
2 lb
ground beef
4 can(s)
rotel diced tomatoes with green chilis, 10 oz
1 can(s)
tomato sauce, 15 oz
1 Tbsp
minced onion
1 Tbsp
minced garlic
2 can(s)
kidney beans, 15 oz
1 can(s)
white beans, 15 oz

Step-By-Step

1Mix together seasoning mix. This makes more than you need so I keep it for the next batch in a freezer bag.

2Brown the ground beef, drain, and add onion, and 2 tablespoons of seasoning mix.

3Combine tomatoes, chopped peppers, tomato sauce, one can of kidney beans, one can of white (or black) beans and 1 tablespoon of seasoning mix in a large Crock Pot.

4Take the other can of beans, put in a blender and puree.

5Add puree and meat to the crock pot.

6Stir together.

7Cook on low for 6 to 8 hours.

8YOU WON’T USE ALL THE SEASONING MIX. THERE IS MAYBE ENOUGH FOR ANOTHER BATCH SO KEEP IN A BAGGIE OR SOMETHING.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chili
Hashtags: #pot, #crock, #Texas, #habanero