Seven Pepper Chili

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds ground beef
  • 1 (16 oz.) bottle BBQ sauce
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 tablespoons diced habanero pepper
  • 2 pepperoncini, diced
  • 1 tablespoon diced serrano pepper
  • 1 tablespoon diced fresh cayenne pepper, or cayenne powder
  • 1 tablespoon diced poblano pepper
  • 2 tablespoons diced jalapeno chile pepper
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 (28 oz.) cans diced tomatoes with juice
  • 2 (15 oz.) can pinto beans, drained

Directions

  1. In a large pot over medium heat cook onion and bell, habanero, pepperoncini, serrano, cayenne, poblano and jalapeno peppers until onion is translucent.
  2. Stir in cumin, paprika, oregano and chili powder and cook until fragrant.
  3. Stir in ground beef and cook until brown. Drain.
  4. Stir in tomatoes, BBQ sauce and beans.
  5. Continue to cook until thickened and flavors have blended and mixture is thoroughly heated. Thin with water if desired.
  6. Serve into bowls and top with corn chips and shredded cheddar cheese.