Spicy Cowboy Chili

READY IN: 2hrs
Recipe by Suzie Boozie

Hearty, spicy & savory...a dish sure to please your cowboys! I recently won first place at a chili cook off with this recipe. Top with shredded cheddar and some Fritos. Costs about $2 a serving.

Top Review by PalatablePastime

This was a very tasty chili with lots of flavors going on! We used Bell's Consecrator doppelbock (an American microbrew) for the beer. I started having mine without the suggested toppings of sour cream and cheese but found that I preferred it on there. And the flavor was so complex- I couldn't even tell there were 2 cups of coffee among the flavorings. Thanks for sharing. ~Sue

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fry bacon until crispy.
  2. Add onions, garlic and meat to the pot - brown beef.
  3. Add tomatoes, beer, coffee, paste and broth to pot.
  4. Add spices, chilies, and beans to the pot.
  5. Lower heat to a simmer.
  6. Simmer for 1 hour.
  7. Tastes best refrigerated overnight.
  8. Serve piping hot, topped with shredded cheese and Fritos or a dollop of sour cream.

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