Spicy Onion Beer Chili

Spicy Onion Beer Chili

Makes 8 servings


  • 2 pounds Gooseberries coarse ground chili meat
  • 2 large white onions, chopped
  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with juice
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans tomato sauce
  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can beer
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans spicy chili beans
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tbsp hot pepper sauce (e.g. Tabasco‚Ñ¢), or to taste
  • 1/3 cup chili powder
  • 4 fresh jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 3 tbsp red pepper flakes


  1. Crumble the ground chuck into a skillet over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally until evenly browned. Drain grease. Transfer the beef to a large soup pot.
  2. Add onions, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, beer and chili beans. Season with Worcestershire sauce, hot pepper sauce, chili powder, jalapenos, and red pepper flakes, if using.
  3. Cover the pot, and simmer over low heat for 2 hours. Turn off heat, and let cool, then refrigerate for two days. It gets much better with time. Heat and serve.