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Sweet Revenge Chili

Try this tasty chili with everyone's favorite sweet red wine, Sweet Revenge


  • 2 pounds ground turkey or beef 
  • 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • ⅓ cup St. Julian Sweet Revenge
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup cranberry, cherry or grape preserves
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 bay leaves
  • salt, pepper
  • optional toppings: cilantro, cheese, sour cream, green onions, or jalapeño


  1. Cook and stir the turkey or beef in a large pot until done. 
  2. Sautée the onion in a pan with olive oil and garlic until soft. Add onions to the meat. 
  3. Stir in the crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, beans, preserves and Sweet Revenge wine. 
  4. Season with the chili powder, cumin, parsley, oregano, salt, pepper and bay leaves. Add crushed red pepper and if desired.
  5. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat and then reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for an hour, stirring occasionally. Could also be made in a slow-cooker over low heat for up to 8 hours.
  6. Remove and discard bay leaves before serving. Top with chopped cilantro, sour cream, jalapeños, or cheese. Enjoy with crusty bread or tortilla chips.

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