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Papa Funk's Campfire Chili

Rated as 4.66 out of 5 Stars
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"Great recipe. It makes a lot but my family likes it so much there is never any left over. It's great on a cold night. It is my brother's recipe; he ran his own campground for awhile."
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Ingredients

8 h 25 m servings 570
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. Break ground beef and sausage into small pieces and put into the crock of a large slow cooker; add tomato sauce, dark red kidney beans, roma tomatoes, celery, green bell pepper, light red kidney beans, white kidney beans, beer, sweet onion, red bell pepper, tomato paste, green chile peppers, chili powder, chipotle peppers, adobo sauce, cumin, and barbeque sauce.
  2. Cook on Low for 8 hours.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • You can cook this on low on the stove in a large pot for 2 to 3 hours.
  • Partner Tip
  • Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 570 calories; 24 48.3 40.8 101 2032 Full nutrition

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Reviews

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Most helpful positive review

Papa Funk's Campfire Chili: "I am glad I halved, because this makes a boatload! Funky fresh and great!" So many ingredients that I thought would compete w/ one another, and I mean SO many ingred...

Most helpful critical review

Typical cheater's chili, lots of canned goods and extremely high in sodium. The best chili is made with venison, lots of roasted fresh chiles, fresh tomatoes, garlic, maybe a little masa and som...

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Papa Funk's Campfire Chili: "I am glad I halved, because this makes a boatload! Funky fresh and great!" So many ingredients that I thought would compete w/ one another, and I mean SO many ingred...

Good recipe but too much for one crock pot unless there is a giant size out there I am not aware of. You need to 1/2 this one for sure or cook in two different pots. Taste great though.

Delicious chili. It does improve the next day. as most soup and chilis do. Adjust the chipotle to your desired heat level. I used black beans and white kidneys as that was in the cupboard

Best chili ever! The only thing we did differently was to brown the meat fist. Otherwise, it was incredibly flavorful! Used leftovers for chili cheese dogs, Delish! Definitely going to be a stap...

Made this chili and it was the best chili I ever had. Would definitly recomend trying

I made this in my instant pot. Browned the meat first, onion, tomatoes, peppers on the sauté mode. Added everything else, mixed it, and turned on the Instant pot for 18 minutes. Wow! So good.

Typical cheater's chili, lots of canned goods and extremely high in sodium. The best chili is made with venison, lots of roasted fresh chiles, fresh tomatoes, garlic, maybe a little masa and som...

Totally worth the effort! followed exactly, no substitutions. everyone loved it, and it's now a favorite!

I cut this in half and it is one of the best chili recipes I have tried. It is a winner for sure...