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Easy Bloody Mary Chili Recipe

This easy bloody mary chili recipe is thick and packed with flavor! If you love this classic drink or just loved our 5 ingredient chili but want to try it in a new way, you’ve got to try this hearty meal.

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This easy bloody mary chili recipe is great! I have to say I don’t order that drink myself but the mix gives everything a great taste. Make it spicy or mild depending on your tastebuds, they are both delicious and simple to make on the stove. (affiliate links present)

Bloody Mary Chili Recipe

Have you ever tried making food using the bloody mary mix you have in your cabinet? Well it gives things a kick and adds lots of flavor Chili is such a funny meal. I say that because there are thousands and thousands of ways you can make it. No one is wrong really.

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Some like it with lots of juices and others like it super chunky and thick like we have here. I like it both ways really, just depends on my mood but as is this one came out great. You can find a bottle of this at the store and it is without the alcohol, so everyone can enjoy this one no matter their age.

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Chili Recipe with Bloody Mary Mix

We started years and years ago having chili a few times each month using my 5 ingredient crockpot chili recipe (link above). Typically I cook either a pot of rice or make baked potatoes to serve it on and top it with cheese. The more the better for us.

To me chili is a hearty dinner that everyone here loves. It is warm when it is cold outside, and quite inexpensive to make which I love when I have 5 to feed.

If you’re ready for some bold flavors and kicking it up a notch, make this bloody mary chili spicy. Or tame using as much hot sauce as you like! 😉 You can make this with ground beef or a venison chili recipe if you prefer that type of lean meat.

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I got the idea when I was watching the Food Network. The next show that was coming on was The Pioneer Woman. She was going to make her bloody mary chili. This is non alcoholic don’t worry.

I didn’t have time to watch it but just jotted the idea down, looked at her recipe online later on. I figured I could use my traditional recipe and just tweak it to include bloody mary mix. It came out great.

Bloody Mary Chili

If you want to make this in your crockpot you could do that easily too. Just brown the meat beforehand, throw everything (except the cheese) in your slow cooker. Put it on low to simmer all day long. I use the leftovers to make our cowboy cornbread casserole.

  1. Ground beef or ground sausage works too
  2. Onion
  3. Bell pepper
  4. Celery
  5. Bloody mary mix in a bottle
  6. Pinto beans
  7. 15-ounce can Kidney beans
  8. Diced tomatoes
  9. Spices such as chili powder cumin and many others
  10. Dashes of Worcestershire sauce

I make easy Instant Pot chili too which is much quicker, and now we have a much chunkier bold version with our easy bloody mary chili recipe. You really can’t go wrong with any of them served with Crockpot cornbread.

instant pot chili recipe

Here is a quick step by step but there is a full printable recipe card at the bottom of this post. If you have the other brand of machine, you could use these ingredients to make Ninja foodi chili in that too.

Cooking Recipes with Bloody Mary Mix

Dice all of your vegetables. In a pot heat oil and your add the ground beef (or spicy ground sausage is amazing too). Cook until about half way done, little pink is remaining.

Add the garlic and add onions,. Throw in your diced bell peppers, celery, and all the spices. Stir, and allow to cook a bit more until ground beef is no longer pink and veggies have begun to soften.

  • Over medium heat add in your can of diced tomatoes, add your kidney beans drained and rinsed (or style of choice) into your pot.
  • Pour in bloody mary mix, Tobasco, and Worcestershire sauce.
  • Stir, allow to start to bubble. If you want more liquid add a bit more bloody mary sauce to taste.
  • Lower heat to low and put a lid on your pot just slightly ajar.
  • Simmer for 1 hour stirring occasionally on low.

Top with cheese and serve with side of air fryer cornbread, over air fryer baked potatoes, or with diced green onions on top.

What is the best secret ingredient for chili?

I think a bit of heat is a must. Not so much that you can’t taste your food and your nose is running, but just a slight kick. Beans are a must for us as well but some are a hard NO for those.

Want to add something different? Add a cup of frozen corn in too! I love this personally, adds some texture and flavor. And for any leftovers, make Chili Cornbread Casserole with it!

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Crazy right? Making chili with bloody mary mix and beans is out of this world I tell you!

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Easy Bloody Mary Chili Recipe

This easy bloody mary chili recipe is thick and packed with flavor! If you love this classic drink or just love chili you’ve got to try this hearty meal.
Course Entree, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword bloody mary, chili, easy
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 300kcal
Author The Typical Mom

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Dice all of your vegetables and drain your beans, rinse them too.
  • In a pot add some olive oil and your ground beef. Cook until about half way done.
  • Add in your diced onions, bell peppers, celery, and all spices. Stir, and allow to cook a bit more until ground beef is no longer pink and veggies have begun to soften.
  • Over medium heat add in your diced tomatoes, bloody mary mix, tobasco, and worcestershire sauce. Stir, allow to start to bubble. If you want more liquid add a bit more bloody mary mix to taste.
  • Lower heat to low and put a lid on your pot just slightly ajar.
  • Allow to simmer on low for about an hour. I stir about twice in this time.
  • Serve with side of cornbread, over baked potatoes, or rice with a bit of cheese if you want and/or green onions.

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Nutrition Facts
Easy Bloody Mary Chili Recipe
Amount Per Serving (4 oz)
Calories 300 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 53mg18%
Sodium 81mg4%
Potassium 746mg21%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 1135IU23%
Vitamin C 41.6mg50%
Calcium 61mg6%
Iron 3.9mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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dina and bruce

Wednesday 13th of March 2024

This was seriously so good. Great recipe.

MacKenzie

Wednesday 13th of March 2024

This chili turned out amazing and I cannot get over that. It is just five ingredients. The flavor was fantastic.

Jackie Garvin

Wednesday 13th of March 2024

Bloody Mary flavors are perfect for chili. Will make this again and again. Nicely done!

Gianne

Wednesday 13th of March 2024

The flavors were bold and delicious, and the addition of the Bloody Mary mix gave it a unique twist. It's now my go-to chili recipe!

Donalyn

Wednesday 13th of March 2024

I love to try new chili recipes and this one is really good and a unique idea! Thanks!

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