Pierre’s Chili Recipe

Pierre’s Chili Recipe


1 Tbsp of olive oil
1 lb of lean beef (ground)
1 lb of lean pork (ground)
2 c of onions; chopped
1 c of peppers (green); chopped
1 c of chopped celery
1 Tbsp of garlic; chopped finely
1 Tbsp of oregano (dried)
2 pcs of bay leaves
3 Tbsps of chili powder
2 tsps of cumin (ground)
3 c of tomatoes (crushed)
1 c of stock (beef)
1 c of water
1 pc of pepper flakes (red)
Pepper (black, freshly ground)
2 c of cooked beans (kidney)

For the Garnish:
Shredded cheese (Monterey Jack)
Lettuce; shredded
Chopped onion (red)
Coriander; chopped
Sour cream
Lime; cut to wedges


Heat the oil inside a (Dutch) oven then add pork and beef. Cook till slightly browned, while stirring constantly to crumble meat. Add the onions, celery, and pepper; saute for 2 mins.

Add garlic, oregano, bay leaves, chili powder, cumin, tomatoes, stock, water, pepper flakes, salt, and pepper; mix thoroughly. Let it boil.

Once boiling, reduce the heat and cover. Let it simmer for 20 mins then discard the bay leaves. Add the beans and mix thoroughly.

Let it simmer for 10 more mins. Ladle onto bowls. Serve together with heated tortillas, crackers or chips.

Pierre’s Chili Recipe

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