Jonny's Chili

This recipe has a little bit of a kick to it and very tasty straight from my kitchen in Las Vegas. Enjoy!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
4 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
4 hrs 30 mins
16 servings


  • 2 pounds ground pork

  • 2 large onions, chopped

  • ½ red bell pepper, chopped

  • salt to taste

  • 8 cups cold water

  • 1 ½ cups masa harina (corn flour)

  • 1 cup strong brewed coffee

  • cup chili powder

  • 3 tablespoons ground cumin

  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder

  • 2 tablespoons salt, or to taste

  • 1 tablespoon oregano

  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper

  • 1 (32 ounce) can chili beans

  • 1 (32 ounce) can tomato juice

  • 2 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce

  • 1 pound smoked sausage, diced

  • ½ cup brown sugar


  1. Heat a large pot over medium heat; cook and stir ground pork, onions, and bell pepper until pork is no longer pink, 5 to 7 minutes. Season with salt to taste and drain.

  2. Combine water, masa harina, coffee, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, salt, oregano, and black pepper in a large bowl; stir until smooth. Pour coffee mixture into ground pork mixture and add tomato juice and tomato sauce; bring to a boil. Stir in smoked sausage and brown sugar. Cover and reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer for 4 hours, stirring often.

Cook's Note:

Add more masa flour according to your desired thickness.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

383 Calories
19g Fat
35g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 383
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 6g 32%
Cholesterol 56mg 19%
Sodium 1918mg 83%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 23mg 116%
Calcium 99mg 8%
Iron 4mg 24%
Potassium 844mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.