With Chili-Palooza 2012 right around the corner, we’ve been providing the best Chili recipes on the web. If you’re looking for a Chili that’s very tasty and is nutritious this is your chili. This everything chili is full of beans and veggies. What could be better right?This recipe is far from a Texas authentic recipe, but who cares right? It looks incredible in the picture and probably taste just as good.



1 lb ground beef

1 large onion, diced

1 red bell pepper, diced

1 yellow or green bell pepper, diced

2 stalks celery, diced

3 cloves garlic, diced

2 cups kernel corn, I used frozen and defrosted

2 - 16 oz cans chili beans, I used mild sauce

1 - 16 oz back beans

1 - 28 oz can tomato sauce

1 - 6 oz can tomato paste

1 tablespoon cumin

1 tablespoon coriander

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1 teaspoon dried cilantro

1/2 teaspoon or more chili powder, to taste

1 - 12 oz bottle Mexican beer, or 1 1/2 cups beef broth

salt and pepper

olive oil


1. Preheat a large soup pot. Drizzle with olive oil. Add ground beef, chopped onions, bell peppers, celery and garlic to pot. Brown meat and cook veggies until tender. Add corn, beans, tomato sauce and tomato paste. Add spices and beer. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer.

2. Simmer for at least 1 hour. Stirring occasionally.

3. Serve with saltines or corn bread.




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Chili-Palooza will be taking place on September 21st from 4pm to 10 pm at the Herkimer County Fairgrounds. The gates will open at 4pm for an evening of musical entertainment provided by local bands. The main attraction of the night will be the “Chili Cook-off” with local fire departments and non-profit organizations competing for the title of “Best Chili.” The fire department or non-profit with the best chili will receive cash prizes. It will be an evening of fun for the entire family and a great way to support the community! Great Beer, Great Music, and Great food with Townsquare Media.






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