Award Winning Chili

This recipe starts on the stove top and finishes in a crock pot.

Award Winning Chili

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  • .5 lb of bacon

  • 3.5

    lb chuck roast

  • 1.5

    lbs garlic sausage

  • 1


  • 1

    sweet onion

  • 1


  • 1

    bottle of dark beer

  • 16

    oz beef broth

  • 28 oz can of tomato puree

  • dash of worstershire sauce

  • .5 tsp of cumin

  • 4

    tsp of chili powder

  • 2

    tsp chipotle powder

  • 2

    tsp smoked paprika

  • salt and pepper

  • more or less of the spices to suit taste


Step 1 Fry bacon in large heavy bottom pot. Crumble bacon and reserve for topping Grate onion, carrot and shallot or finely chop. Saute in bacon drippings. Remove to crock pot. Step 2 Cut up chuck roast in 1/2 inch pieces, trimming away any fat. Brown in batches and add to crock pot. Remove sausage from casing and brown, breaking up into smaller pieces. Add to crockpot. Step 3 Deglaze pan with beer. Add beef broth, tomato puree and seasonings. Pour sauce into crock pot. Cook on high for 4-6 hours. Top with crumbled bacon, sour cream and scallions.


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