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Caribbean Dream Chili

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"The most unusual chili you will make! The flavors are sweet and spicy, just like the Islands. Enjoy with tortilla chips and a cold Caribbean beer."
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1 h 25 m servings 392
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Cook and stir onion and garlic until soft, about 2 minutes. Stir in pork and sirloin; cook and stir until browned, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain excess grease from the pot.
  2. Crush tomatoes by hand and add them to the pot with their juices. Pour in beef broth. Stir in black beans, raisins, chili powder, cumin, cinnamon, salt, allspice, and cloves. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered, until raisins are soft, about 30 minutes.
  3. Stir green olives and almonds into the pot. Simmer until flavors combine, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 392 calories; 21.7 24.1 26.3 71 865 Full nutrition

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4.27.17 This is not your Mama’s chili, and definitely is “outside the box.” It may not be for everybody, but it was a hit in this house. I like the combination of ground beef and pork for ch...

Hey everybody! I'm so happy to see this recipe published, this is my signature chili, I've been making it for many years. Happy to share with you. Couple if things, if you don't like the tast...

This won first place at my church's chili cookoff! I did it in the Instant pot - 25 minutes high pressure, then slow cook low for rest of the day with the olives and almonds.

Great recipe was a tasty new way to make chili