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Bodacious Chili Recipe

Bodacious Chili

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Directions

  1. SAUTE first 8 ingredients in hot olive oil in a large Dutch oven until meat is browned.
  2. DRAIN and return meat mixture to Dutch oven.
  3. STIR in cocoa and next 13 ingredients; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 1 1/2 hours.
  4. COMBINE sour cream and next 8 ingredients; chill. Serve with chili. Top with shredded cheese, if desired.
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  • Reprinted with permission of Southern Living® magazine. All rights reserved.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 27, 2003

We tried this recipe several years ago when it first was published in Southern Living. We made it for a super bowl party and it was definitely a hit. It takes a while to make and for all the flavors to blend, but it is well worth the wait. My husband LOVES to make it.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 14, 2004

I didn't like this recipe. After all of the preparation, I was expecting something amazing. Unfortunately it was just the opposite. I would rather eat canned chili than this.

 

18 Ratings

Dec 02, 2003

This was really good, had great flavor. The only thing I didn't like was that it took a long time to cut up the meat. Husband loved it.

 
Sep 26, 2003

The best recipe I have found to date. We eat a lot of chili and this is the only one ever requested now.

 
Sep 22, 2003

SOOO DELICIOUS!!! My hubby keeps begging me to make it over and over again. I also put in 1 pound of ground hamburger, cooked and drained, because my family prefers a really meaty chili. It was CHILICIOUS!!

 
Sep 22, 2003

A great tasting, hearty chili. Lots of ingredients, but well worth the trouble.

 
Sep 22, 2003

This is a really great recipe. I've made it several times, and almost always have had to substitute something (there are SO MANY ingredients). It's a winner! I have recommended to several people that they make this for chili cook-off's.

 
Feb 01, 2004

THE best chili recipe and the only one my family wants me to make now.

 

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