Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

An upscale version of an old favourite - with white wine, coffee and cocoa adding a more complex flavour. I like mine with lots of taste but not much heat... add more cayenne or chili powder to taste.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook onions, garlic and ground beef in a large saucepan until meat is well browned and onions are tender.
  2. Mix in the diced tomatoes with coffee, wine and broth. Season with maple syrup, salt, chilli powder, cumin, cocoa, oregano and cayenne. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 1 ½ hours.


Most Helpful

I agre this has lots of flavor without a lot of heat. Not having 1/2 cup of coffee, I substituted espresso coffee granuals (2 tsp) and some additional water. The combination of ingredients along with the simmering time, helps to create a rich, smooth chili. It was served with some freshly baked cornbread and garnished with grated cheddar cheese and green onions. Made for *Comfort Cafe*

PaulaG January 22, 2009

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