Ground Beef and Black Bean Chili with Bacon

Homemade beef and black bean chili full of fresh peppers, ground meat, spices, and of course bacon! Simmers for hours bringing out all the flavors. Use the bacon grease to make a side of cast iron skillet cornbread for a pure comfort meal.


– Thick Cut Bacon – Olive Oil – Yellow Onion – Red Bell Peppers – Jalapeno Peppers – Ground Beef – Garlic Cloves – Diced Tomatoes – Tomato Sauce – Chili Powder – Cumin – Smoked Paprika – Salt & Black Pepper – Water – Black Beans


Cook diced bacon in a large Dutch Oven.


Remove bacon and sauté onions.


Cook peppers and brown the ground beef.


Add spices, garlic, tomatoes, black beans and water. Mix well.


Simmer 30 minute up to 2 hours.


Serve with cheese, sour cream, top with the bacon and green onions.

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