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Beef Up Your Chili With This New Recipe!


There’s no better cure for chilly weather than...chili! Of course we couldn’t just warm up with a standard and original chili, you know we had to mix it up! So today we tried Three Meat Chili, and you better believe bacon is included. We know what you’re thinking... “Chili with bacon? I NEED this recipe NOW.” Well, you’re in luck! Check out the recipe below to try out this delicious chili for yourself!


Three Meat Chili


  • 1 lb bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 lb mild Italian sausage, crumbled with casings removed
  • 1 (15 oz) can chili beans in mild sauce
  • 1 (15 oz) can chili beans in spicy sauce
  • 2 (15 oz) cans petite diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1 (6 oz) can tomato paste
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, finely diced
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 2 Anaheim chili peppers, finely chopped with seeds removed
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 1/2 cup beer
  • 1/4 cup chili powder <--------- we used 1TBSP
  • 1 TBSP Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 TBSP minced garlic
  • 1 TBSP dried oregano
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp Tabasco sauce
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp white sugar



In a large stock pot or dutch oven, cooked chopped bacon until crispy. Remove bacon with slotted spoon to drain on paper towels then drain off the grease. Brown the ground beef and crumbled Italian sausage, drain off excess grease. Add in the chili beans, diced tomatoes with juice, tomato paste, onion, celery, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, chili peppers, bacon bits, beef broth, beer and all the seasonings. Stir to blend then let simmer on low, covered all day, stirring occasionally. Before serving, test the seasonings and adjust the salt, pepper and chili powder as desired. Even better the next day!

 Recipe courtesy of: Aunt Bees Recipes




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