Kalee’s Chili

"Fall football season is the perfect time for chili! I’m not a beer drinker, so opening a box of Black Box Cabernet Sauvignon for my delicious chili and pouring a glass for myself is a perfect game match!"

Prep Time

30 mins

Cook Time

2 hours

Paired With

Main Protein

Beef

Ingredients

IngredientQuantity
Olive Oil 2 Tablespoons, 1 1/2 pounds, 2 diced onions, 3 stalks diced, 5 gloves minced, 2 Tablespoons, 1 teaspoon, 1 Tablespoon, 1 teaspoon, 1/2 teaspoon, 1 28 ounce can, 1 15.5 ounce can, 1 15.5 ounce can, 1/2 cup, 1 cup, 2 cubes
Ground Beef
Yellow Onion
Celery
Garlic
Chili powder
Cumin
Smokey paprika
Kosher Salt
Black pepper
Crushed Tomatoes
Red beans
White beans
Dark brown sugar
Cabernet Sauvignon
Beef Cubes

Directions

1. In a Dutch Oven, warm olive oil. Sauté onion, celery and garlic until translucent. Add chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt and pepper. Stir and blend spices until fragrant, 3 minutes.

2. Add ground beef and cook over medium heat until brown.

3. Add tomatoes, wine and beef cubes and bring back to medium temperature, cooking 5 mins.

4. Add beans and sugar and bring to bubble.

5. Cover and lower heat to simmer. Cook 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Check and stir periodically, adding more wine or water to thin.