Chocolate Chili – Southern Recipe

Chocolate Chili – Southern Recipe


1 lb of pork (lean, ground)
1 lb of beef (lean, ground)
3/16 c of oil (olive)
3 1/3 c of onion (medium); chopped
2 1/3 c of of juice (tomato)
3 c of water
3 1/3 Tbsps of powder (chili)
2 Tbsps of cumin (ground)
2 Tbsps of oregano
2 Tbsps of cocoa (unsweetened)
2 Tbsps of cinnamon
2/3 Tbsps of salt
1 1/3 Tbsps of garlic; chopped
2 Tbsps of Masa Harina
1 1/3 lb of beans (pinto, optional)


Stir meat in skillet (large) for around 20 mins. ’til gray in color and not brown. Put aside.

Pour olive oil into skillet then saute onions ’til tender as well as translucent (10-20 mins).

Add meat to onions then pour in water, tomato (juice), salt, cinnamon, cocoa, oregano, cumin and powdered chili. Mix then set the flame high ’til mixture boils. Turn down heat, uncover and let mixture simmer for an hour, stirring from time to time. Taste and put in additional powdered chili when desired.

Cook for another 30 mins then add garlic. Makes 4 serving.

Chocolate Chili – Southern Recipe

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