Whether it’s for a Superbowl party or just Saturday night dinner, this chili con carne recipe promises a dark rich stomach filling warmth that is best accompanied with corn bread, a little sour cream and a bock of fresh local artisanale beer.


1 lb ground beef
1/4 cup fresh garlic
1 large sweet onion, chopped
2 cups fresh chopped chili peppers (sweet bell and/or hot)
1/2 tsp sea salt
28 oz diced tomatoes, canned
19 oz dark kidney beans, canned
1/2 tbsp black pepper
1/2 tbsp basil
1/2 tbsp cumin
1/2 tbsp oregano
1/ tbstp thyme
1/4 cup ground chili powder
1/4 cup Peppermaster Chili Chocolate

Optional Ingredients for garnish:

A splash of Sherry
a dollop of Sour Cream
a sprinkling of grated chedder/jack cheese
a piece of corn bread, a bowl of corn chips, or other serving of bread
Peppermaster Fusion Fire to taste for real fire


Fry the beef with the garlic. Add everything else. Bring to a boil.


Add optional garnishes to taste. We like to allow our guests to add the garnishes.

This recipe is written by Tina Brooks, Brooks Pepperfire Foods, Inc. Hot Sauce manufacturer and co-packer of Quebec, Canada.

Tina Tweets as @Pepperfire

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