Guinness and Filet Mignon Chili

Recipe by Millereg
READY IN: 1hr 30mins




  • Heat up ½ cup of the butter in a large sauce pot over medium high heat until very hot.
  • Add diced filet and cook until seared and browned around the edges.
  • Add ground beef and cook until all of the beef is browned thoroughly.
  • Remove the meat and set aside, draining off ¾ of the fat (leave the rest of the fat in the pot).
  • Add the diced onions and chile pepper to the pot and cook until soft, about 3 minutes.
  • Add the meat back to the pot.
  • Add the Guinness and let boil for 1 minute.
  • Add the flour and stir constantly for 1 minute.
  • Add the crushed tomatoes, tomato paste and the beef stock and stir thoroughly.
  • Reduce the heat to a low simmer and add both of the beans, the chili powder, cumin, salt, white pepper and brown sugar.
  • Let the chili simmer for 30 minutes, uncovered, stirring occasionally.
  • Finish by stirring in ½ cup more of the butter and the shredded cheddar cheese.
  • Garnish or serve with any of the following: sour cream, diced red onions and pepper, shredded cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes, fresh chopped cilantro.