Spicy Tequila Chili Recipe with Ground Beef and Beans: Perfect for Game Day!

Add a spicy twist to your weeknight dinner with this Tequila Chili Recipe, starring ground beef and beans. Infused with the smoky flavors of cumin, paprika and oregano, this rich and hearty chili is elevated by the addition of tequila. The tequila gives the dish a pronounced depth of flavor, without being overwhelmingly boozy. Simmered to perfection, each bite of this chili promises a burst of satisfying protein, fiber, and a hint of alcohol. Serve it with a dollop of sour cream and a handful of tortilla chips for a satisfying meal that will warm your soul. Get ready to savor the bold and spicy notes of Tequila Chili Recipe with Ground Beef and Beans!

Watch Now


  • 1 lb Ground Beef
  • 1 Red Onion, diced
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper, diced
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper, diced
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Can (15 oz) Black Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 Can (15 oz) Kidney Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 Can (15 oz) Corn, drained
  • 2 Cans (14.5 oz each) Diced Tomatoes with their juice
  • 1 Tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1 Tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1 Tsp Paprika
  • 1/4 Tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/4 Tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1 Cup Tequila
  • 2 Tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 1 Cup Beef Broth


  1. – In a large pot, sauté ground beef until browned. Remove from pan and set aside.
  2. – In the same pot, add diced onion, minced garlic, green bell pepper, and red bell pepper. Cook until onion is translucent.
  3. – Add cooked ground beef back into the pot.
  4. – Add in black beans, kidney beans, corn, diced tomatoes with their juice, chili powder, ground cumin, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, black pepper, and dried oregano. Stir well.
  5. – Pour in tequila, tomato paste, and beef broth.
  6. – Cook for 30-45 minutes, or until chili has thickened.
  7. – Serve hot and enjoy!

Leave a Reply