Over the Top Bold Blend Chili

Over the Top Bold Blend Chili

Mar 20, 2024Bearded Butcher Blend Seasoning Co.

This is my go-to Chili recipe with a twist. This cooking method will help you add some delicious smoke flavor to your Chili. I cooked this on my Big Green Egg indirectly with mesquite wood chunks, but this can be done on any grill as long as you can place a rack over the cooking vessel. Do yourself a favor and get yourself an enameled cast iron Dutch Oven. They are incredible for cooks like this. 

Follow the recipe below!


  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons Bearded Butcher Bold Blend Seasoning
  • 1 16 oz can kidney beans, rinsed
  • 3 14.5 oz cans chopped tomatoes
  • 1 large sweet onion coarsely chopped
  • 1 large green pepper coarsely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoon Chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. In a large mixing bowl, mix ground beef and Bearded Butcher Bold Blend Seasoning until well incorporated. Form into one large burger patty and set aside.
  2. In a large enameled cast iron Dutch Oven add in all other ingredients and stir together.
  3. Get your grill to between 275-300°F. 
  4. Place the dutch oven with the chili mix on the grill uncovered. Rest a rack over the Dutch Oven and place the giant burger patty on top over the chili mix. Cook for 30-45 minutes.
  5. Bring the grill temp up to 350°F and cook until the burger reaches an internal temperature between 145-155°F.
  6. Remove from grill, crumble and add burger into chili mixture. 
  7. Place back on the grill for another 30 minutes. 


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