A delicious chili recipe that can also be served as a vegetarian dish! Great for serving all kinds of people with all kinds of tastes and preferences! Add this to your menu at your next tailgate.


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 lbs beef (if you want a vegetarian dish, replace with two 15 ounce cans of black beans)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 red onion finely diced
  • 4 chopped garlic cloves
  • 3 tbsp ancho chili powder
  • 1 tsp pasilla chili powder
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 bottle dark beer
  • 5 cups chicken stock
  • 1 16oz can drained chopped tomatoes, pureed
  • 1tbsp chipotle pepper, pureed
  • 1tbsp honey
  • 1 cups black beans rinsed and drained
  • 2tbsp lime juice


  1. Heat oil over high heat
  2. season beef with salt and pepper and saute until browned
  3. remove from heat
  4. add onions to pan and cook until softened
  5. add onions to pan and cook until softened
  6. add ancho powder, pasilla powder, and cumin and cook for 2 more minutes
  7. add beer and cook until reduced
  8. place beef back into pot with mixture in it and add chicken stock, tomatoes, chipotle puree and honey and bring to boil
  9. reduce heat to medium and cover pan, allowing mix to simmer for 45 minutes
  10. add beans and cook for another 15 minutes
  11. remove from heat and add lime juice