Brother Dave’s Chili Recipe

Brother Dave’s Chili Recipe


3 lbs meat cut in bite size cubes
black peppercorns
2 pcs onions (large), diced
2 tsps paprika
1 Tbsp salt
2 tsps oregano; crumbled
1 tomato sauce (12 oz can)
1/2 c dough flour (masa harina)
1 Tbsp dried peppers (red Sta. Fe variety)
1 sprinkle of peychaud’s bitter
1 Tbsp oil (corn)
1/2 c powdered chili
3 pcs bell peppers; sliced
2 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp ground red pepper (cayenne)
2 c soup stock (chicken, beef or pork)
6 pcs tomatoes, chopped
1 can of vegetable juice (V8)
1 or more jalapeno peppers to taste
1 dash of nutmeg
3 to 6 large cloves of garlic; chopped
2 to 3 chopped magnolia leaves; minced


In a skillet, cook meat until brown in oil and add garlic, onions, peppers and spices. Bring to boil then simmer for about thirty minutes.

Pour in (tomato) sauce, chopped tomatoes, soup stock then simmer for a few more hours. Add into the masa harina (to make thicker).

Finally sprinkle Peychaud’s bitter, then the nutmeg so to complete.

Brother Dave’s Chili Recipe

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