- 1–2 Tbsp olive oil
- 1 medium onion diced
- 1 bell pepper diced
- 4–5 cloves of garlic crushed
- 1 Tbsp chili powder
- 1 Tbsp cumin
- ½ tsp cinnamon
- 1 Tbsp cacao powder
- 1 can crushed tomatoes
- 1 can pinto beans drained and rinsed
- I can black beans drained and rinsed
- 1 lb cooked ground bison or other wild game ground meat
- 1 Tbsp maple syrup
In a frying pan warm the oil and cook the onion, garlic and ground meat.
Once the meat is cooked, add the bell pepper, chili powder, cumin, cinnamon, and cocoa powder and cook for another couple of minutes until the peppers are soft and spices blended.
In a soup pot empty the canned tomatoes, beans, maple syrup and stir.
Add the meat mixture, reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add water while cooking if mixture needs a little thinning.
*Optional; Top with sriracha sauce, cilantro, chopped avocado, green onions, shredded cheese.