Wanna know our favorite game day must-have? A good ole pot of spicy chili – especially once the chilly weather kicks in (no pun intended). Just throw all the ingredients together in a Crockpot, and let it do the work for you. What more could you ask for? Check out this tailgate-approved recipe below:

Spicy Crockpot Chili with Tattoo Himalayan Chile

(This recipe is for a 6 quart Crockpot)

    For the Seasoning:

  • 4 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp ground coriander
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 Tbsp Tattoo Himalayan Chile
  • For the Chili:

  • 2 1/2 lbs ground beef 15% or lower
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 large jalapeños
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 30 oz canned diced tomatoes
  • 32 oz pinto bean
  • 32 oz Kidney Beans
  • For the Garnish:

  • 4-6 oz grated cheese
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion
  • 1-2 large jalapeños
  • Sour Cream (to taste)
  • Tattoo Himalayan Chile


  1. Add all the chili seasoning spices together and mix.
  2. Chop the onion, jalapeño and the garlic for the meat.
  3. Take about a cup of kidney beans and a cup of pinto beans and put them in a blender. Blend for 2 minutes; set aside.
  4. In a cast iron skillet, brown the ground beef over medium heat for about 5 minutes and drain.
  5. Stir in about 3 tbsp of the chili seasoning, 2 tsp of salt, and the onion, garlic and half of the jalapeños.
  6. Cook for about 2 minutes, chopping up the meat into small pieces.
  7. Add the meat mixture, tomatoes, and beans into crock pot and stir together. Add bean paste
  8. Now add the bean paste, 2-3 more tbsp of chili seasoning, Tattoo Himalayan Chile and remaining chopped jalapeño.
  9. Cook for about 4-6 hours in the crock pot on low.
  10. Set heat on crock pot to warm about 30 minutes prior to serving. Add the remaining 2 tsp of salt slowly, tasting as you go until you get the flavor that you want.
  11. Top with garnishes, serve with a side of crackers/tortilla chips if desired, and dig in!

We’d love to see what you’re combining your hot sauces with, and what you create in your own kitchen! Remember to snap a shot and use the #tattoohotsauce hashtag or tag us @tattoohotsauce to make sure we see your creations.

Credit: Original Recipe by Dad with a Pan blog. View original recipe here.