Classic Beef Chili
Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 90 mins|
Chorizo and ground beef combine to create a one-of-a-kind chili that the whole family will love. Our recipe features the always tasty combo of ground chorizo, ground beef and ranch style beans all melting together with veggies and spices inside a Dutch oven that cooks directly on your grill grate.
1 LB GROUND BEEF
1 LB GROUND CHORIZO
2 TBSP BUTTER
1 YELLOW ONION, DICED
1 GREEN BELL PEPPER, DICED
1 RED BELL PEPPER, DICED
GARLIC, MINCED 2 CLOVES
2 TBSP TOMATO PASTE
2 CANS RANCH STYLE BEANS
1 CAN TOMATO SAUCE
1 CAN STEWED TOMATOES
3 TBSP MEXICAN OREGANO
3 TBSP CHILI POWDER
3 TBSP CUMIN
2 EA BAY LEAVES
When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 250℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
Brown chorizo and ground beef in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Drain excess fat and set aside. Melt butter in Dutch oven and add peppers and onion. Sauté for 10 minutes until onions are lightly browned. Add garlic and sauté 2 minutes more.
Add tomato paste and cook until color changes from bright red to rust. Add beans, tomato sauce and stewed tomatoes.
Bring to a simmer and stir in oregano, chili powder, cumin and bay leaves. Season with salt to taste and cover.
Place Dutch oven directly on the grill grate and cook 45-60 minutes.
Serve with your favorite chili toppings. Enjoy!
*Cook times will vary depending on set and ambient temperatures.
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