New Mexico Chili

Recipe: Appetizer : New Mexico Chili - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and Snacks
Rated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Nutrition Facts:
240 calories
9 grams fat


2 thick strips of bacon - 1/4 inch dice

1 1/2 lbs tri-tip roast (trimmed of fat) - 1/4 inch dice

1 1/2 lbs pork

1 can store bought beef broth stock/broth and bouillon cubes

1 can store bought chicken broth stock/broth and bouillon cubes

2 8 oz can diced tomato

1 8 oz can water

1st Spices

1 Tbsp American paprika

1 1/2 tsp onion powder

1 tsp garlic powder

2 tsp beef granules

1 tsp chicken granules

1 package Sazon Con Culantro Y Achioto (Goya)

½ tbsp light chili powder

½ tbsp dark chili powder

½ tbsp New Mexico ground chili pepper

2nd Spices

3 tsp ground cumin

½ tsp garlic powder

½ tbsp dark ground chili pepper

½ tbsp light ground chili powder

1 1/2 tbsp New Mexico ground chili pepper

1/2 8 oz can water (as needed to simmer)

3rd Spices

2 tbsp New Mexico ground chili pepper

1 tsp ground cumin

¼ tsp garlic powder

2 Tbsp Tabasco® Chipotle sauce (as needed for heat)

1/4 8 oz can water (as needed for thickness)


In cooking pot, add bacon and brown - 5 minutes

Add onions to pot, cook until golden brown - 5 minutes

Remove onion/bacon and set aside.

Add pork to pot, cook until golden brown - 10 minutes

Remove pork and set aside.

Add beef to pot, cook until golden brown - 10 minutes

Add 1st spices, pork and onion/bacon to pot, mix. Cook for 5 minutes

Add diced tomatoes and water

Simmer for 1 1/2 to 2 hours -- Cook longer if meat is not tender.


30 minutes before turn in, add 2nd spices. Add water as needed


15 minutes before serving, add 3rd spices. Add water as needed


Add Chipotle sauce to taste for heat

Garnish with cheese

Latest Reviews

"Great recipe and deserves 5 stars! If you change the recipe, post a new recipe; do not rate this recipe based on the changes you made. People on all recipe sites need to rate recipes simply on following the recipe as written, not the changes they have made." - donna1596

"I had a block of cream cheese that was near expiry and I was looking for a meal to use it up on. I'm so glad I found this recipe!!! I'll never make potato soup another way again!! It was thick and creamy, very flavorful with plenty of potatoes. And it smells out of this world! I made a few ... " - kelleh79

"I baked this in an 8inch pan as someone suggested and had a major fail. I reduced the temp to 160 but I don't think it was reduced enough, rose so much in the middle and not at all on the outside. I'm going to give it a another go tonight as the flavour was pretty good!" - kjs0785

"Perfect for decorating! These classic sugar cookies are great for cookie-cutting and decorating during the holidays or anytime you feel festive." - debbi borsick

"A spicy, homemade teriyaki of soy sauce, cider vinegar, ginger and garlic enlivens chicken..." - marian

"Italian sausage, garlic, tomatoes, red wine, and tortellini - this soup combines favorite..." - karena

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