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A Batch of Pressure Cooker Chili for the Big Game

Chili Collage - three different chilis

Chili Collage

An update to last year’s Top 5 Pressure Cooker Chilies (For the Super Bowl)

To me, the Super Bowl means Chili.1 I may be a Food Blogger(TM), but my friends and family know me for my bowl of Texas Red, even though That’s Right, I’m not from Texas. I’m obliged to bring it to every family gathering…especially my brother’s annual Super Bowl party.

A Showcase Bowl of Texas Red

This is my show-off chili recipe for potlucks and get-togethers. Here in Ohio, it is still a rarity – I get funny looks for making chili out of hunks of meat, and that doesn’t have beans in it.

Pressure Cooker Texas Red Chili

  • If you want chili with big hunks of meat, but less expensive than an all-beef chili, try this one. It fills up the pot with less expensive pork shoulder, and lots of beans: Pressure Cooker Pork Chili with Beans

Wimpy Chili (Not that there’s anything wrong with that)

Now we get to the chili of my youth. In Northeastern Ohio, chili means ground beef, beans, tomatoes, and a hint of chili powder. Yeah, yeah, the Texans are going to slam their cowboy hats on the ground in disgust. That’s OK. I still love this chili. I do kick it up with a load of chili powder.2

Pressure Cooker Quick Chili with Beans

Beans? We’ve got nothing but beans!

My sister and a few of my co-workers are vegetarian. When I’m cooking for a potluck, I make a batch of all-bean chili, so they don’t feel left out. (Then I bite my tongue when others put the Texas Red and the Vegetarian Bean in a bowl and stir them together. Don’t cross the streams!)

Pressure Cooker 15 Bean Chili

Would you eat it in a boat?

Is Texas Red old hat? Looking for chili with a difference? Try green pork chili, a standard in New Mexico and other points Southwest. (Just don’t tell the Texans…they’ll get all riled up again.)

Pressure Cooker Chili Verde (Green Pork Chili)

What do you think?

Questions? Other ideas? Leave them in the comments section below.

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  1. The Super Bowl has nothing to do with my favorite team. I’m a Cleveland Browns fan.
  2. Now and then someone asks: “Is 1/4 cup of chili powder a misprint? Don’t you mean 1 teaspoon?” My response: “You’re right. It should say 1/2 cup of chili powder.”

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  1. I’ll be making your turkey and black bean chili in the InstantPot on game day. Serve over Fritos and top with cilantro, sour cream, cheese, and jalapeños. Great stuff.

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