Blackberry Beef Chili

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Cozy up with a bowlful of goodness. This Blackberry Beef Chili is layered with flavor in every bite.

Blackberry Beef Chili


  • 1 pint California Giant blackberries
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 2 chipotle peppers
  • 1 jalapeño pepper
  • 4 tablespoons of adobo sauce
  • ½ red onion
  • 2 cups corn
  • 1 can (14 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (14 ounces) pinto beans, rinsed
  • 1 can (14 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed
  • 1/2 of your favorite IPA or other dark beer
  • ½ pound bacon
  • 1½ pound ground beef
  • Cheddar cheese, to garnish


      • Chop the bacon and add to pot and sauté.
      • Add the beef and brown.
      • Add the blackberries and red onion once the beef and bacon are brown and continue to sauté until the juices are released and onions are translucent.
      • Add the cumin and paprika. Sauté with a couple of stirs.
      • Add beer and scrape off the brown bits and simmer and reduce to half.
      • Add the tomatoes, chipotle peppers, adobo, corn and jalapeño.
      • Rinse the beans in their can and on the final rinse reserve the water and add to the pot the beans and water.
      • Simmer for 2 hours.
      • Let cool, garnish with extra cheese or berries, and serve.
Blackberry Beef Chili

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