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How to Make Perfect Mike's Habanero Chili


Mike's Habanero Chili.

Mike's Habanero Chili You can cook Mike's Habanero Chili using 20 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Mike's Habanero Chili

  1. It’s 1.5 lbs of Ground Beef.
  2. It’s 1 tbs of Olive Oil.
  3. You need 1 of med Yellow Onion, diced.
  4. You need 5-6 cloves of Garlic, minced.
  5. Prepare 1/2 of large Green Bell Pepper, chopped.
  6. Prepare 2-3 of large Carrots, peeled and chopped.
  7. Prepare 1-2 stalks of Celery, chopped.
  8. It’s 2 of Habaneros, diced (reduce to 1 if you are sensitive to extreme heat).
  9. It’s 1 (15 oz) of can Tomato Sauce.
  10. Prepare 2 (14.5 oz) of cans Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes (juice included).
  11. Prepare 1 (14.5 oz) of can Pinto Beans (not drained).
  12. It’s 2 tbs of Chili Powder.
  13. You need 1 tbs of *Spiceologist Smokey Habanero Rub (
  14. Prepare 3 tsp of Oregano (Mexican Oregano Preferred but not necessary).
  15. You need 3 tsp of Cumin.
  16. You need 2 tsp of Sea Salt (adjust to taste).
  17. You need 2 tsp of Paprika.
  18. It’s 2 tsp of Garlic Powder.
  19. It’s of Bacon (crumbled for topping).
  20. It’s of Shredded Sharp Cheddar (for topping).

Mike's Habanero Chili instructions

  1. Add Olive Oil to skillet on medium heat. Add chopped Onion and Garlic and saute for 4-5 mins (until onions are translucent and the garlic starts to brown)..
  2. Add the Ground Beef and brown. Drain fat..
  3. In a Crock Pot, add all ingredients, including Ground Beef Mixture..
  4. Cook on LOW for 4-5 hours (*do not cook on high…it will burn on the bottom).
  5. Serve with Crumbled Bacon and Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese (optional) or over your favorite pasta..

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