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Quick & Easy Chili

By: Brandyn Miller Servings: 4 Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef (or turkey or pork) 1 red pepper, chopped 1 onion, chopped 1 can of fire-roasted tomatoes 1 can of tomato sauce 1 packet of chili seasoning Instructions: 1. Brown ground beef in a large sauce pan. 2. Add red pepper & onion, saute until onions… Continue Reading


Superfood Spicy Chili

By: Orleatha Smith Servings: 6-8 Ingredients: 1 lb grass-fed beef liver 1 lb Spicy Italian sausage 1 lb grass fed ground beef 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbs bacon fat 1 medium onion diced 2 stalks celery diced 2 cloves garlic 3 cans diced fire roasted tomatoes 1 can tomato paste 1 can green chilis… Continue Reading


Portlandia’s Chicken Chili Verde

By: Michelle Lancaster Servings: 6 Ingredients: •2 pounds ground chicken, dark meat •1 tablespoon chili powder •1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes •1 large sweet potato – peeled and shredded •2 cups chicken stock •2 pablano chilis – diced •2 tablespoons tamari •2 teaspoons sea salt •1 tablespoon garlic powder •1 tablespoon onion powder •1… Continue Reading

Slow Cooker Chili Verde

By: Kara Kral Servings: 6-8 Ingredients: 1onion 2# pork, beef or game meat cubes 1teaspoon cumin 3 cloves crashed garlic 15 green chilies roasted, peeled, seeded, chopped OR 1 28 oz can chopped green chilies 1teaspoon salt 1.5 cups bone broth Instructions: Chop the onion and brown it in lard or coconut oil for 4-5… Continue Reading

Pop’s chili

By: Dennis Johnson Servings: 4 Ingredients: 3 tbls olive oil 1 lbs diced lean beef or venison 1 chopped bell peppers 1 diced jalapeño pepper 1 chopped onion 1 diced rib celery 3 diced garlic clove 2 Tbls chili powder 1 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1 tsp herbs de provence 1 tsp. cumin 1… Continue Reading

Suprise Venison Chili

By: Marissa Nittoly Servings: 4 Ingredients: 2 Tbsp Bacon fat 1 cup onion, diced 2 stalks of celery, diced 1 large carrot, diced 2 1/2 cups beef broth 1 1/2 lbs of ground venison 1/2 cup red wine 1 can crushed tomatoes 4 large roasted red peppers, pureed   (may use a jar if you… Continue Reading

Smoky Paleo Chili

By: Dan Erickson Servings: 8-10 Ingredients: 6 strips pastured bacon diced 2 pounds grass fed ground beef 1 large onion (large dice) 3red bell peppers (large dice) 4 cloves garlic finely chopped 2 jalapeños diced 1tbs chipotle powder 2 tbs cumin 2 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp ground coriander 2 tsp dried Mexican oregano 1… Continue Reading

Norm’s Gold Rush Chili

By: Norman Le Blanc Servings: 4 BIG bowls Ingredients: INGREDIENTS ———– 2 pounds chuck or round steak, cut into 1″ cubes (pork can be partially or fully substituted) 2 tablespoons bacon fat 1 14oz can Muir Glen fire-roasted diced tomatoes 1 large roasted red bell pepper, peeled, seeded and chopped 1 large roasted green bell… Continue Reading

Sean’s Rockin’ Texas Chili

By: Sean McDonough Servings: 15+ Ingredients: 2 Beef marrow bones 1 Quart water 1 Quart beef broth 40 oz. can of tomato puree 5 lb. Beef Chuck (that you can shred later) Chili powder liberal amounts 1 t Ground black pepper 2 T Paprika 2 t Oregano 1 T Chipotle powder ½ t Cayenne pepper… Continue Reading

Exotic Paleo Chili

By: Sascha Spaeth Servings: 4-6 Ingredients: 2 ancho chilies 2 pasilla chilies 2 chipotle chilies 2 chilies de arbol 4 slices bacon (cut into 1 inch slices) 1 pound beef (chuck roast, cut into 1/2 inch cubes) 1 onion (chopped) 4 cloves garlic (chopped) 28 ounce diced tomatoes 19 ounces Shrimps 1 cup coffee 1… Continue Reading