5 Star Caviar Chili

6
Sherri Williams

By
@logansw

This is a beautiful and elegant chili made with black lentils known as the caviar of lentil's. I'm a southern girl so I had to add some Virginia Country Ham for that down home taste. The addition of champagne and duck makes this a real fine dining experience. The festive colors of this chili are perfect for holiday season. Enjoy! Cooking with Passion, sw:)

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8-12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    black lentils, dry
  • 1 lb
    country ham, soaked & diced
  • 14 oz
    half cooked duck deboned & chopped
  • 28 oz
    white hominy, drained
  • 15 oz
    diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 c
    colorful bell peppers, chopped
  • 1/2 can(s)
    chipotle in adobo sauce, chopped (more or less)
  • 11 1/2 oz
    tomato & chili cocktail (or tomato juice)
  • 1/2 bunch
    cilantro stems chopped
  • 2 can(s)
    green chiles, diced
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 3-4 Tbsp
    roasted garlic, chopped
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    cumin
  • 2 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1 c
    champagne, dry
  • 6 c
    water
  • ·
    salt & pepper to taste
  • GARNISHES

  • 2 medium
    avocado chopped
  • 1 small
    red onion, chopped
  • 2 medium
    roma tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 bunch
    cilantro, chopped
  • 6-8 oz
    sour cream
  • 4-6 oz
    queso blanco, crumbled
  • ·
    tortilla chips

How to Make 5 Star Caviar Chili

Step-by-Step

  1. get ingredients ready
  2. add diced country ham, duck bones, cilantro chopped stems, onions, garlic & 1 1/2 cups of water to a large stock pot. bring to a simmer. cook ham for 30 minutes or until tender
  3. remove the duck bones from the pot and throw away. add lentils, duck meat and oregano to pot. simmer for 20 minutes. stir frequently
  4. add remaining ingredients. bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 20-30 minutes, until lentils are tender
  5. garnish and serve

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About 5 Star Caviar Chili

Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Mexican




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