James Beard Chili

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READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
Recipe by sarahgoldie

This is unlike any other chili recipe I've had... It's been in our family longer than I've been around, but not sure of the origination. It's got unsweetened chocolate, wine, and olives in it-what could be better??!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. -Saute onions & garlic in the butter & oil (use a heavy dutch oven if you've got it, otherwise you can transfer to a casserole after stovetop dirctions --
  2. -Mix flour, Salt & Pepper in a bowl. Dredge meat in seasoned flour and add to onions. Turn meat occsionally until browned evenly.
  3. -Add rest of ingredients up to (including) wine and bring to a boil.
  4. Bake at 300 for 1 1/2 hours.
  5. -Add remaining ingredients and continue baking another 1/2 hour.
  6. Serve with rice and steamed broccoli.

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