If you’re a fan of hearty comfort food that packs a punch of flavor, Tito’s Punch Chili is an absolute must-try! This Chili’s-inspired recipe takes the classic chili dish to a whole new level with its unique blend of spices and a secret ingredient that sets it apart.
Whether you’re looking for a cozy meal on a chilly evening or a crowd-pleasing dish for your next gathering, Tito’s Punch Chili is the answer.
Plus, we’ve got all the nutrition facts to keep you informed about what you’re enjoying. Let’s dive into the recipe and explore the mouthwatering flavors of Tito’s Punch Chili.
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 bell pepper, diced
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
- 1 can (14 oz) kidney beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 can (14 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 can (14 oz) corn kernels, drained
- 1/4 cup tomato paste
- 2 cups beef broth
- 1/4 cup Tito’s Handmade Vodka (the secret ingredient!)
- 2 tbsp chili powder
- 1 tsp cumin
- 1/2 tsp paprika
- 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper (adjust to taste)
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Olive oil
- Toppings: Shredded cheese, sour cream, chopped green onions
- Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the chopped onion, diced bell pepper, and minced garlic. Sauté until the vegetables are softened.
- Add the ground beef to the pot and cook until browned, breaking it up into smaller pieces as it cooks.
- Stir in the chili powder, cumin, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Cook for a couple of minutes to toast the spices and enhance their flavors.
- Pour in the diced tomatoes (with their juices), drained kidney beans, drained black beans, and drained corn kernels. Mix well.
- Dissolve the tomato paste in the beef broth and then add the mixture to the pot. Stir to combine all the ingredients.
- Pour in Tito’s Handmade Vodka, which will add a unique depth of flavor to the chili. Simmer the chili over low heat for about 30-40 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
- Taste and adjust the seasonings as needed. If you prefer a spicier chili, feel free to add more cayenne pepper at this stage.
- Serve the Tito’s Punch Chili in bowls, topped with shredded cheese, a dollop of sour cream, and chopped green onions for a refreshing kick.
Nutrition Facts (per serving, serves 6):
- Calories: 380
- Total Fat: 12g
- Saturated Fat: 4g
- Cholesterol: 40mg
- Sodium: 800mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 40g
- Dietary Fiber: 10g
- Sugars: 6g
- Protein: 25g
Tito’s Punch Chili is not only a feast for your taste buds but also a satisfying and nourishing meal. This recipe combines the familiar flavors of a classic chili with the unexpected twist of Tito’s Handmade Vodka.
The alcohol evaporates during cooking, leaving behind a depth of flavor that’s truly irresistible. So, gather your ingredients and get ready to enjoy a chili experience like no other. Your family and friends will be asking for seconds, guaranteed!