Total Time
3hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 3 hrs

The original version of this recipe used round steak and ground beef, but I substitute pork sirloin and ground pork, which is cheaper and has a better texture. Great for game day - start simmering this hearty chili In the morning and it'll be prime for halftime. I usually serve it with grated cheese, chopped onion, sour cream, hot sauce, and corn chips.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute diced pork and ground pork with the onions and green pepper.
  2. Add all remaining ingredients and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer covered for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add additional chili powder and/or hot sauce to taste.
  5. Continue simmering uncovered on low heat for 1 hour to thicken.
Most Helpful

I tried this recipe for our school's annual Chili cook-off. There were over 30 entries in the contest but THIS recipe WON!!! We won first a long shot! The wine adds such an amazing aroma and taste to the chili. It made a lot of food, so it is perfect for dinner with the family and then left-overs on the cold, winter nights.

Thanks for such an awesome recipe! I will keep this as a staple in our family...I may even call it my own!

MollyLaw November 16, 2010