Bodacious Chili Recipe

Bodacious Chili Recipe


2 lb beef chuck roast (boneless); cubed 1″
1 red pepper (sweet large); chop coarsely
1 c mushrooms (fresh); sliced
2 pcs pepper (jalapeno); remove seeds chop
4 cloves minced garlic
3 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp chocolate powder (cocoa)
2 Tbsp powdered chili
1 tsp cumin; ground
1 tsp oregano; dried and crumbled
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp turmeric (ground)
1/2 tsp table salt
1/2 tsp cardamom (ground)
1/4 tsp ground pepper
1 Tbsp molasses
1/2 c wine (dry and red) or burgundy
2 16 oz cans kidney beans; drain
A can garbanzo (chick peas) beans
1 8 oz pack of sour cream
1/3 c salsa
2 Tbsp mayonnaise
1 tsp powdered chili
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp curry powder
Dash of ground red pepper
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp mustard (Dijon)
cheese (Cheddar); grated


Using a thick, cast iron pot (Dutch Oven), pour the oil (olive) and cook the boneless beef chuck roast with the red pepper, mushrooms, jalapeno pepper, and minced garlic.

Add in the cocoa powder, two tablespoons of powdered chili, ground cumin, oregano, paprika, ground turmeric, salt, ground cardamom, ground pepper, molasses and the wine. Pour in the drained kidney and garbanzo beans and bring to boil.

Reduce the heat once boiling and allow to simmer for one and half hours. Occasionally stir the mixture.

For the toppings, mix the sour cream, salsa, mayonnaise, powdered chili, onion and curry powders, red pepper (ground), juice (lemon) and mustard.

Mix well and allow to cool in the refrigerator. Serve the spiced beef with cheese (shredded) and the spicy cream topping mixture.

Bodacious Chili Recipe

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