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Smoked Chili

There's something about smoked chili that just makes everything better. It's smoky, spicy, and hearty, and it always seems to hit the spot.
5 from 30 votes
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 8 One Cup Servings
Calories: 689kcal
Author: Wendy

Equipment

  • dutch oven
  • Smoker

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds Ground beef browned and drained
  • 16 ounces Tomato Sauce
  • 6 ounces Tomato Paste 6 ounces
  • 14.5 ounces Petite Diced Tomatoes undrained
  • 15.5 ounces Northern Beans undrained
  • 15.5 ounces Red Kidney Beans undrained
  • ¼ cup Chili Powder
  • 3 tablespoons Butter
  • 2 tablespoons Coarse Black Pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Diced Dried Onion
  • 2 tablespoons Granulated Garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Coarse Salt
  • 1 cup Beef Broth optional

Instructions

  • Preheat your smoker to 250 degrees.
  • Place all the ingredients in a dutch oven and stir well.
  • Cook for about 3 hours, stirring every hour. If it’s too thick to your liking, you can add a bit of the beef broth until the desired consistency is reached.
  • Taste about an hour in and add more seasonings as desired.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 689kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 132mg | Sodium: 1793mg | Potassium: 1675mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 3013IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 155mg | Iron: 10mg