I made this chili yesterday and had it for dinner...eating it right now for lunch. Delicious! I subbed out Hot Chili Beans for the Pinto Beans, and added 1 TBSP of Chipotle Chile Powder, 2 TBSP of Dark Brown Sugar, and stuck with Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, and used Tabasco for the hot sauce...Pour this chili over a bowl of noodles, top with dollop of sour cream and sprinkle of cheddar...can't get enough! Fiance loved it also - it's a great recipe! Going into my recipe box. Enjoy!
This is my new go to chili recipe. Only changes I made were I use 1 can of pinto beans & 1 can of chili beans and instead of all tomato sauce, I use 1 14.5 oz. can tomato sauce & 1 14.5 oz. can diced tomatoes since I like chunks of tomato in my chili. Other than that I make it as directed. The dark beer (I use Newcastle) gives it a great flavor along with all the good spices. Delicious!
My go to sports day recipe! My husband and friends love it. I sometimes add a small can of diced jalapenos, and serve it with shredded cheese, sour cream, purple onions and corn bread. It's simply our favorite chili!
This is a super flavorful and wicked thick chili! My usual recipe from BHG is slightly bland and on the soupy side, so this was a marked improvement. I used just one pound of ground beef, since we're not all about chili being a bowl of meat (too many chili recipes are stuffed with meat and more meat). I also turned down the heat to just 1/2 tsp. of ground red pepper, but I think the full tsp. could safely be used for those who can only take so much eyes and nose dripping. I added a chopped green pepper because it was languishing in my fridge and would probably find a way to grow a slimy spot and rot soon. I used a bottle of Guinness, along with all the other ingredients exactly. The recipe says to cook for 3 hours. I think you'd wind up with a paste if you simmered that long. One hour was a'plenty and made an excellent thick chili consistency. And did I mention the flavor? It'll knock your socks off (if you're wearing socks)!
Great chili. I substituted ground turkey for ground beef as I don't eat red meat - not quite the same, but good. I also added a can of Rotel tomatoes with chiles (mild) instead of the tomato sauce. The seasoning (with half the red pepper) was perfect.
I made this in my slow cooker last night and WOW was it great! I used Newcastle for the beer and substituted a can of black beans for one pound of the ground beef to pump up the fiber and bring down the fat content. I also used Spanish smoked paprika instead of the regular. Deeelish. I'm about to go heat up some leftovers.
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