Frugal Recipe: Epic Protein Chili

Enjoy this healthy & hearty chili recipe! Power up those taste buds for pennies!!


1/2 cup red wine
2 T. cumin
16 oz black beans
2 large jalapenos chopped
1/3 cup chili powder
28 oz whole tomatoes chopped with reserved liquid
2 lbs pork butt in 1 inch cubes
1 lb beef stew meat in 1 inch cubes
3 garlic cloves chopped
2 green bell peppers chopped
2 onions chopped
3 T. olive oil


Heat oil, and sauté onions, peppers, and garlic. Sauté until tender for 14 minutes. Transfer mixture to a plate. Add beef and pork and sauté 10 minutes or no longer pink. Return onion mixture, add tomatoes with liquid, add chili powder, jalapeños, and cumin. Season with salt and pepper if desired. Cover and simmer 1 hour until meat is tender. Add black beans and red wine to chili. Simmer until thicken and tender. About 30 minutes. Adjust seasoning. Ladle into bowls with garnish of choice.

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