Chili con Coffee

Chili con Coffee

By: Amy - Manchester, CT - 2016 Recipe Contest


This is a Door County Coffee Fan recipe. It was not made in the kitchens of the Door County Coffee Café.



Featured ingredient: French Roast Coffee 10 oz. Bag Ground

  • 2 pounds "meat loaf mix" of ground beef, ground veal and ground pork
  • 2 onions diced
  • 2 15-ounce cans red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 15-ounce cans black beans, undrained
  • 1 15-ounce can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 15-ounce can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 5-6 tablespoons chili powder
  • 3-4 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 28-ounce cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup your favorite salsa
  • 2 chipotle peppers, chopped
  • hot sauce, to taste
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • ground black pepper, to taste
  • 16 ounces coffee brewed using Door County Coffee French Roast, ground



  1. Brown the ground meat in a large pot, breaking up the meat as it cooks.
  2. Add the diced onions and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and stir to combine.
  4. Cook over medium heat for 30 minutes.
  5. Turn down heat and simmer for one hour.
  6. Serve with chips or cornbread along with shredded cheese, chopped green onions, sour cream, cilantro, or any other of your favorite chili accoutrements.