Beer Brat Race Day Chili

Recipe developed by The Clever Cleaver Brothers®


1 lb. Bratwurst
1/2 red pepper, 1/2”diced
1 medium Spanish onion, 1/2” diced
2 teaspoons Cholula® Hot Sauce
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon chipotle pepper (puree chipotle pepper from a can)
1/2 teaspoon ground thyme
1 teaspoon ground cumin
6 cloves chopped garlic
8 oz. beer
2 cups tomato sauce
1- 15 oz. can pinto beans, drained
1- 15 oz. can kidney beans, drained
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup sliced green onion


Remove the brats from the casings and crumble into 2-inch pieces.


Heat a 2-quart stockpot over medium heat, Sauté brat crumbles until brown and cooked. Drain fat.


Add remaining ingredients except green onions and bring to a boil. Turn down to simmer and cook for 1 hour. Fold in green onions and enjoy!
6 to 8 servings