Bad Byron's Specialty Food Products, Inc.

Multiple Award Winning Black Bean Chili

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Recipe 17

(submitted by Doug White, Aggressive Appliances, Orlando, FL)


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ pound ground beef
  • ½ pound spicy sausage
  • 3 (15 ounce) cans black beans, undrained
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 ½ tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil leaves
  • 3 tablespoons Butt Rub®
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • Cayenne pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar


Heat the oil in a large heavy pot over medium heat; cook onion and garlic until onions are translucent. Add beef and sausage and cook, stirring, until meat is brown. Stir in beans, tomatoes, chili powder, oregano, basil, Butt Rub, cumin, cayenne and vinegar. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 60 minutes or more, until flavors are well blended.