Black Box Blend Chili

"Black Box Blend suggests a mysterious and flavorful combination of ingredients, with the "black box" element adding a touch of intrigue to the delicious chili recipe. The Black Box Cabernet Sauvignon adds depth and richness to the chili. Its full-bodied and robust flavor profile will complement the other ingredients and contribute to a delicious overall taste."

Prep Time

20 minutes

Cook Time

30 minutes

Paired With

Main Protein



Ground Beef 1.5 lbs, 1 large diced, 3 cloves minced, 1 diced, 14 oz, 14 oz, 14 oz, 1 cup, 1 cup, 2 Tbs, 2 Tbs, 1 tsp, 1 tsp, 1 tsp, to taste
Red Bell Pepper
Diced Tomatoes
Black Beans
Kidney Beans
Black Box Cabernet Sauvignon
Beef Broth
Tomato Paste
Chili Powder
salt and pepper


Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the diced onion and cook until softened.
Add the minced garlic and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
Add the ground beef to the pot and brown it, breaking it up with a spoon as it cooks.
Once the beef is browned, add the diced red bell pepper and cook for another 3-4 minutes.
Pour in the red wine, beef broth, and diced tomatoes. Stir in the tomato paste, chili powder, cumin, paprika, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.
Add the drained and rinsed black beans and kidney beans to the pot. Stir well to combine all the ingredients.
Bring the chili to a simmer, then reduce the heat to low and let it simmer for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
Taste and adjust the seasonings if necessary.
Serve the red wine-infused chili hot, garnished with your choice of toppings such as shredded cheese, sour cream, chopped green onions, or fresh cilantro.