Habanero Hellfire Chili


Tasty chili whose name says it all! Note: Whole Anaheim peppers are not widely available; this ingredient is optional, and you can use hot pepper sauce instead.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs
8 servings


  • ½ pound bacon

  • 1 pound ground round

  • 1 pound ground pork

  • 1 green bell pepper, diced

  • 1 yellow onion, diced

  • 6 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped

  • 6 habanero peppers, seeded and chopped

  • 8 Anaheim peppers, seeded and diced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 ½ tablespoons ground cumin

  • 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • 3 tablespoons chili powder

  • 2 tablespoons beef bouillon granules

  • 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes

  • 2 (16 ounce) cans whole peeled tomatoes, drained

  • 2 (16 ounce) cans chili beans, drained

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can beer

  • 3 ounces tomato paste

  • 1 ounce chile paste

  • 2 cups water


  1. Place bacon in a large soup pot. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain excess grease, leaving enough to coat bottom of pot Remove bacon, drain on paper towels and chop.

  2. Brown beef and pork in pot over medium high heat. When meat is browned, stir in the bell pepper, onion, jalapeno peppers, habanero peppers, Anaheim peppers, garlic, cumin, red pepper flakes, chili powder, bouillon, crushed tomatoes, whole tomatoes, beer, tomato paste, chile paste and water.

  3. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 45 to 60 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add beans and bacon and continue simmering for another 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

595 Calories
32g Fat
48g Carbs
35g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 595
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g 41%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 91mg 30%
Sodium 1575mg 68%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Dietary Fiber 12g 41%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 35g
Vitamin C 111mg 557%
Calcium 159mg 12%
Iron 7mg 41%
Potassium 1687mg 36%

* 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.

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