- Garrett's Jack Superbowl Chili
- This special Jack Chili is sure to fire up any Superbowl
party. Pick your desired 'hotness' and serve.
- Preparation Time: 1 hour
- Serves: 6
- 1 lb ground buffalo burger
- 1 lbs hot sausage
- ½ lbs bacon
- 1 12oz can tomato paste
- 1 can pinto beans
- 1 can black beans
- 1 can dark red kidney beans
- 1 cup water
- ¼ cup Jack Daniels
- 1 small onion - diced
- 1 clove garlic
- 4 Jalapeno Peppers - whole!
- ½ tspn Mesquite liquid smoke
- 1 tspn Worcestershire sauce
- 1 tspn Salt
- 3 tblspn Chili powder
- ¼ stick of margarine
- Start this a week before the Superbowl!
- In a large soup pot, mix the tomato paste, beans, water,
Jack, liquid smoke, Worcestershire sauce, salt and chili powder.
- Simmer on medium heat just below boiling.
- Take a fork or knife and poke holes in the Jalapeno peppers.
Place the peppers in the pot and continue to simmer.
- In a separate skillet, cook the bacon until crisp. You want
to be able to crumble the bacon into the soup pot and stir.
- Crumble bacon into chill and include the excess bacon grease
as well. Yes all of it, if you're reading this you ain't dieting,
so just dump it all in there. Stir the chili to mix thoroughly.
- Dice the onion and garlic.
- Once the bacon has been removed, drop the ¼ stick
of margarine into the same skillet. Add the onion and garlic
and saute them until tender.
- Pour the sauteed mix, margarine and all into the soup pot
and mix thoroughly.
- Lightly brown the buffalo burger and sausage in the same
skillet. Add the crumbled meat to the soup pot and mix thoroughly.
- Simmer chili for at least 1 hour, stirring about every 15
- Stir through the chili and find all the jalapeno peppers.
Fish them out of the mix and throw them away.
- Let chili cool for about 30 minutes.
- Pour into a large container and freeze until the Superbowl.
- To Serve:
- About 2 hours before the Superbowl, fire up your grill.
- Put a smoker box full of hickory chips on the fire.
- Add ¼ cup water to the chili and smoke it on the grill.
- Stir it after about 30 min to ensure it is thawing properly.
- Cook for about 1 hour or until chili is as your desired warm
- Stir every 30 minutes.
- You can reheat the chili in a large oven safe dish.
- Heat the oven to 375° F
- Add ¼ cup water to the chili.
- Heat chili to desired temperature. (About 1 hour)
- Stir every 30 minutes.
- You can use ground beef instead of buffalo burger.
- If you like Jalapeno peppers, chop them and add them to the
chili. Be warned this WILL make your chili a lot HOTTER.
- If you're really lazy, you can reheat the chili in the microwave.
- Place chili into a microwave safe dish.
- Add ¼ cup water to the chili
- Reheat to desired temperature.