Son of (H)Eat it Up Chili

Son Of (h)eat It Up Chili Recipe

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Melissa Baldan


When I found out that I was going to Las Vegas for the World's Food Championship to cook my chili I was super excited.

I did find out that there would have to be some changes and so I set out to Perfect something that was damn near perfect to begin with...And, so it was born, Son of (H)Eat it Up Chili!

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1 Hr 15 Min
2 Hr


1 lb
ground beef, 94% lean
1 lb
ground sausage
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 large
white onion, minced
green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
jalapeno peppers, seeded, minced
habanero pepper, fresh, seeded, minced
6 clove
garlic, minced
1 bunch
chives, finely minced
2 can(s)
kidney beans, drained and rinsed (14.5oz)
1 can(s)
diced tomatoes (14.5)
1 can(s)
tomato sauce (8oz)
1 can(s)
tomato paste
14 1/2 oz
beef broth
3/4 c
chili powder
1 Tbsp
cumin (ground)
1 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
white pepper
1 Tbsp
fresh ground cinnamon
1 tsp
anise seed

How to Make Son of (H)Eat it Up Chili


  • 1Cook beef and pork until brown and crumbly and no longer pink. Drain and discard any grease.
  • 2In a large pot heat olive oil over medium heat. Stir in onion, bell pepper, habanero, jalapeno, and garlic. Cook for about 5 minutes, until the onion is soft.
  • 3Stir meat back in and add chives, beans, tomatoes, tomato paste, tomato sauce, and broth. Add additional broth until desired consistency is reached.
  • 4Sprinkle with spices and seasonings.
  • 5Bring to a boil over medium heat then reduce to low and simmer for 2 hours. Stirring occasionally.
    Remove from heat and allow to rest for 20 minutes.
  • 6Enjoy!

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About Son of (H)Eat it Up Chili

Course/Dish: Beef, Pork, Chili