1 TBSP Olive Oil

1 lb. Ground Beef

1 Package of Ground Sausage

1 Onion, Chopped

2-3 Jalapeno’s, Chopped

1 Red Pepper, Chopped

1 Garlic Clove, Diced

1 20 oz. Can Diced Tomatoes

1 can Black Beans (Can also use Pinto or Kidney)

1 8 oz. can Tomato Sauce

1 TBSP Cumin

1 TBSP Chili Powder

1 TBSP Chipotle Powder

Salt and Pepper to taste


Sour Cream

Cheddar Cheese, Shredded (or cheese of choice)




1.)  In a large pot over medium heat add the olive oil and onion, red pepper, garlic, and jalapenos.  Cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally

2.)  Add ground beef and sausage.  Cook until browned

3.)  Stir in Cumin, Chili Powder, Chipotle Powder, Salt & Pepper, Diced Tomatoes, Beans, and Tomato Sauce.  Stir until all combined and bring to a low boil.  Cook uncovered 25-30 minutes.  Stirring Occasionally

4.)  Serve with cornbread and toppings of choice

Jalapeno Cornbread


1 Cup Flour

1 Cup Cornmeal

2/3 Cup Sugar

1 Teaspoon Salt

3 1/2 Teaspoons Baking Powder

3 Tablespoons Honey

1 Egg

1 Cup Milk

1/3 Cup Vegetable Oil

3 Jalapenos (2 finely diced, and one sliced in rounds)

1 Small Onion, Diced


1.)  Preheat oven to 400 degrees

2.)  Dice 2 Jalapenos and Onion.  Slice 3rd Jalapeno into rounds

3.)  In a large bowl mix together Flour, Cornmeal, Sugar, Salt, and Baking Powder

4.)  Add in Egg, Milk, Honey, Vegetable Oil, Jalapenos, and Onions.  Mix until combined

5.)  Pour mixture into a greased baking dish and top with sliced Jalapenos

6.)  Bake at 400 Degrees for 20-25 minutes

**Once out of the oven I like to drizzle with additional Honey