BBQ Chili Recipe

Jonathan Burgess

You know the good thing about tomato based BBQ sauce? Especially those that do not contain high fructose, gluten or added preservatives ie Burgess Brothers Mild or Bold flavors.  It make a great chili and you don't have to add tomato paste or sauce. 



Ground beef, turkey or chicken, (add smoked brisket if you have it)

2 cloves

Chopped garlic

1 onion

Chopped , finely diced onion (yellow or white)


Chili Powder, Cumin, Salt

1 Teaspoon

 Black Pepper, Onion Powder, Cayenne Pepper

16 –Ounces

Burgess Brothers Mild BBQ Sauce

15 oz can

Kidney Beans (1can) Drained and rinsed

15 oz can

Pinto Beans (1can) Drained and rinsed


Use no stick cooking spray or 2 tablespoons of oil in large cooking pot.  Add chopped garlic, onions and saute on med heat for 2-3 mins.  Add in ground protein, chili powder, cumin, onion powder, salt and black pepper. Cook until meat is browned.  Strain off excess fat if necessary then place ground meat into same pan.  Add beans, 16 oz. of Burgess Brothers’ BBQ sauce and 16 oz. of water, stir together well, cover and reduce heat to low.  Simmer for 1 hour stirring occasionally.  For thickening allow to simmer uncovered for 25-30 mins of 1 hour.


Our BBQ sauce can be purchased on line or in the following grocery stores and chains:

 Raleys , Bel Air, Nob Hill, Nugget, Save-Marts, Corti Brothers, Taylors, Secret Garden, Oak Park Market Brookshires Grocery stores in TX, LA & AR. Select Sam's Clubs in Northern CA, TX & AZ, IL, Military commissaries in CA, NV, AZ, AK, Japan, Hawaii, and Guam. 


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