A smoky, spicy, hearty chili with bacon and ground beef. Serve with your choice of toppings--sour cream and Cheddar cheese work well.

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Recipe Summary

cook:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 15 mins
prep:
15 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add bacon and cook until bacon begins to brown, about 4 minutes. Add onion, cover, and cook until translucent, 4 to 8 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir for 2 minutes.

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  • Increase heat to medium-high. Add ground beef and cook and stir until browned and crumbly, 6 to 10 minutes. Stir in chili powder, paprika, cumin, salt, and cayenne pepper; cook for 2 to 4 minutes. Add tomatoes, beer, tomato sauce, Worcestershire, and hot sauce; stir well.

  • Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover partially and cook until reduced, 30 to 45 minutes. Stir in black and kidney beans. Cook for an additional 10 to 15 minutes. Serve hot.

Cook's Note:

Use a medium-bodied beer, such as a lager or ale.

Nutrition Facts

401 calories; protein 27.6g; carbohydrates 36g; fat 14.8g; cholesterol 64.4mg; sodium 1471.5mg. Full Nutrition
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