Smoked Chili [VIDEO]


There is no better way to enjoy a hearty bowl of chili than by pulling it straight out of the Big Green Egg.


  • 2 onions
  • 5 bell peppers
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1 Tbs. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. granulated garlic
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 2 cans (28oz each) whole peeled tomatoes
  • 1 can red kidney beans

Prepare the Egg

Set the Egg for indirect cooking with a platesetter.

Set an uncovered dutch oven on the platesetter. Bring the temperature up to 350 degrees.

Add a few hickory chunks for smoke.

Onions and Peppers

Chop the onions and peppers.

Add the olive oil to the heated dutch oven.

Add the onions to the dutch oven and sauté until soft and translucent.  Add the peppers and stir occasionally until the peppers are soft.

Bring the Meat…

Add ground beef and ground turkey to the dutch oven.

Add the chili powder, granulated garlic and onion powder to the dutch oven.

Mix well.

Open some cans…

Add tomatoes and kidney beans and mix thoroughly.

Allow the chili to smoke/cook for 4 hours stirring occasionally.

Serve hot.

Serving suggestions: Shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, tortilla chips, fresh bread, avocado slices, fresh baked bread


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