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Hopped Up Chili

This hearty chili recipe combines the richness of 80/20 ground beef with a vibrant trio of bell peppers, elevated by the smoky flavor of poblano and the kick of jalapeño. Slow-cooked with aromatic onions and garlic, the flavors meld together, intensified by the addition of a hoppy lager beer. This chili boasts a robust base of diced tomatoes and tomato paste, providing a thick and hearty texture.

Yield: 8 Servings

Ingredients

2 pounds 80/20 ground beef 4 cloves garlic; minced
2 large Spanish onions; diced 1 12 oz. Lager beer
1 large orange bell pepper; diced 1 28 oz. can diced tomatoes
1 large red bell pepper; diced 1 6 oz. can tomato paste
1 large yellow bell pepper; diced 1 pack Hop Barrons Chili Spice
1 poblano pepper small dice 2 cans red kidney beans
1 jalapeño pepper small dice

 

Preparation

In a large pot or Dutch oven, brown the ground beef over medium-high heat until fully cooked. Drain excess fat if necessary.

Add diced onions, orange, red, and yellow bell peppers, poblano pepper, jalapeño pepper, and minced garlic to the pot. Cook until the vegetables are softened, about 5-7 minutes.

Stir in the diced tomatoes (with their juices) and tomato paste, mixing well to combine.

Pour in the lager beer, allowing it to deglaze the bottom of the pot and infuse the chili with its flavors.

Sprinkle the Hop Barrons Chili Spice over the mixture, stirring to evenly distribute the spices.

Drain and rinse the red kidney beans, then add them to the chili.

Reduce the heat to low and let the chili simmer, uncovered, for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together, stirring occasionally.

Taste and adjust seasoning as needed, adding salt and pepper to taste.

Serve hot, garnished with your choice of toppings such as shredded cheese, chopped cilantro, sour cream, or sliced jalapeños. Enjoy this hearty and flavorful chili on its own or over rice or with crusty bread for a satisfying meal.

Taco Tuesday Tacos

These tacos are sure to be a hit with your family and friends. The Hop Barons Chili & Taco seasoning adds delicious flavor and just the right amount of spice to make these tacos irresistible.

Ingredients

1 lb ground beef or turkey 1 cup diced tomatoes
1 packet of Hop Barons Chili & Taco seasoning 1/2 cup diced onions
1/2 cup water 1/2 cup shredded cheese (cheddar; Monterey Jack, or Mexican blend)
8-10 taco shells or tortillas Optional toppings: sour cream; guacamole, salsa, chopped cilantro, lime wedges
1 cup shredded lettuce

 

Preparation

In a large skillet, cook the ground beef or turkey over medium heat until it's browned and cooked through. Break it apart with a spatula as it cooks to ensure it's crumbled evenly.

Once the meat is cooked, drain any excess grease from the skillet.

Return the skillet to the heat and add the packet of Hop Barons Chili & Taco seasoning along with 1/2 cup of water. Stir well to combine the seasoning with the meat. Let it simmer for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sauce thickens and coats the meat.

While the meat is simmering, prepare your taco shells or tortillas according to the package instructions.

Once the meat mixture is ready, assemble your tacos. Spoon some of the seasoned meat into each taco shell or tortilla.

Top the tacos with shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, diced onions, and shredded cheese. Feel free to add any other toppings you like such as sour cream, guacamole, salsa, chopped cilantro, or a squeeze of lime juice.

Serve the tacos immediately and enjoy!

Chicken/Beef/Veggie BUrrito

These burritos are packed with flavor thanks to the Hop Barons Chili & Taco seasoning. They're customizable with your favorite toppings and make for a satisfying meal any day of the week! You can make with chicken/beef/veggies. Enjoy!

Yield: 4 Servings

For the beef filling: For the burritos:
1 lb ground beef Large flour tortillas:
1 packet of Hop Barons Chili & Taco seasoning Cooked rice (white or brown)
1/2 cup water Canned black beans; drained and rinsed
For the chicken filling: Shredded cheese (cheddar; Monterey Jack, or Mexican blend)
1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts; diced into small pieces Diced tomatoes
1 packet of Hop Barons Chili & Taco seasoning Diced onions
1/2 cup water Chopped cilantro
For the veggie filling: Optional toppings: sour cream; guacamole, salsa, shredded lettuce, sliced jalapeños
Assorted vegetables of your choice; diced (such as bell peppers, onions, zucchini, mushrooms, etc.) Instructions:
1 packet of Hop Barons Chili & Taco seasoning 1/4 cup water

 

Preparation

In a large skillet, cook the ground beef over medium heat until it's browned and cooked through. Break it apart with a spatula as it cooks to ensure it's crumbled evenly.

Once the beef is cooked, drain any excess grease from the skillet.

Return the skillet to the heat and add the packet of Hop Barons Chili & Taco seasoning along with 1/2 cup of water. Stir well to combine the seasoning with the beef. Let it simmer for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sauce thickens and coats the meat.

While the beef mixture is simmering, warm the flour tortillas in a separate skillet or in the microwave according to the package instructions.

Assemble the burritos: Lay a warm tortilla on a flat surface. Spoon some cooked rice onto the center of the tortilla, followed by a layer of the seasoned beef mixture.

Add black beans, shredded cheese, diced tomatoes, diced onions, and chopped cilantro on top of the beef.

If desired, add any optional toppings such as sour cream, guacamole, salsa, shredded lettuce, or sliced jalapeños.

Fold the sides of the tortilla over the filling, then roll it up tightly from the bottom to form a burrito.

Repeat with the remaining tortillas and filling ingredients.

Serve the beef burritos immediately, or wrap them individually in foil and keep them warm in a low oven until ready to serve.

 

Chili Shatner Nachos

Nachos are a delicious and customizable appetizer or snack, perfect for sharing with friends and family. Crispy tortilla chips are topped with seasoned meat, melted cheese, and your favorite toppings for a crowd-pleasing dish.

Yield: 5 Servings

Ingredients

1 lb ground beef or turkey 1 cup diced tomatoes
1 packet of Hop Barons Chili & Taco seasoning 1/2 cup sliced jalapeños
1/2 cup water 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
Tortilla chips Optional toppings: sour cream; guacamole, salsa
2 cups shredded cheese (cheddar; Monterey Jack, or Mexican blend)

 

 

Preparation

Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).

In a skillet, cook the ground beef or turkey over medium heat until browned and cooked through. Drain any excess grease.

Return the skillet to the heat and add the packet of Hop Barons Chili & Taco seasoning along with 1/2 cup of water. Stir well and simmer for 5-7 minutes until the sauce thickens.

Arrange tortilla chips on a baking sheet in a single layer.

Sprinkle the seasoned meat over the tortilla chips, then top with shredded cheese.

Add diced tomatoes and sliced jalapeños on top.

Bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

Remove from the oven and sprinkle with chopped cilantro.

Serve immediately with optional toppings like sour cream, guacamole, and salsa.

Stuffed Bell Peppers

Stuffed Bell Peppers are a satisfying and nutritious meal, perfect for a weeknight dinner. Bell peppers are filled with a flavorful mixture of seasoned rice, beans, corn, and cheese, then baked until tender.

Yield: 4 Servings

Ingredients

4 large bell peppers (any color) 1 cup diced tomatoes
1 cup cooked rice 1 packet of Hop Barons Chili & Taco seasoning
1 can (15 oz) black beans; drained and rinsed 1/2 cup shredded cheese (cheddar; Monterey Jack, or Mexican blend)
1 cup corn kernels (fresh; frozen, or canned) Optional toppings: chopped cilantro; sour cream, salsa

 

Preparation

Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Lightly grease a baking dish.

Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and membranes. Place the peppers upright in the prepared baking dish.

In a large bowl, combine cooked rice, black beans, corn, diced tomatoes, and Hop Barons Chili & Taco seasoning. Mix well to combine.

Spoon the rice mixture evenly into each bell pepper, pressing down gently to pack the filling.

Sprinkle shredded cheese on top of each stuffed bell pepper.

Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes, or until the peppers are tender.

Remove the foil and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

Remove from the oven and let cool slightly before serving.

Serve the stuffed bell peppers with optional toppings like chopped cilantro, sour cream, and salsa.

These recipes are sure to be a hit at your next gathering or family dinner! Enjoy the delicious flavors of Nachos and Stuffed Bell Peppers made with Hop Barons Chili & Taco seasoning.