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Bison Chili w/ Pumpkin Loaf & Cream Cheese Icing 

Ready in 35 Minutes  |  For the best experience, please skim through the steps before you start cooking. 

Unpack Your Kit Ingredients

Italian extra virgin olive oil packets* (Rustico)
chopped onion
chopped bell pepper
local ground bison (New Grass Bison Co.)
local chili seasoning (Midwest Best)
minced roasted garlic
organic beef broth (Savory Choice)
crushed tomatoes
local BBQ sauce (Gates)
diced hatch chiles
organic kidney beans (Green Valley Organics)
organic black beans (Green Valley Organics)
sriracha sauce
sour cream
local cheddar cheese (Jisa's Farmstead Cheese)

pumpkin loaf (Smart Cookies)

*If the olive oil has solidified in the fridge, return to liquid by running under warm water. 

Grab Your Cookware and Staples

large stockpot with lid
salt and pepper
liquid measuring cup

Step 1: Sauté the Veggies

EMPTY contents of extra virgin olive oil packets in a large stockpot over medium-high heat. 

ADD the chopped onion and chopped bell pepper and sauté until translucent, about 5 minutes.

Step 2: Cook the Bison

ADD the bison and cook until completely browned.

SEASON to taste with salt and pepper.

STIR IN with minced roasted garlic, chili seasoning and cumin, stirring to combine.

Step 3: Simmer the Chili

RINSE kidney beans and black beans in colander.

MIX beef broth concentrate with ONE CUP warm water in liquid measuring cup.

STIR in the beef broth, crushed tomatoes, BBQ sauce, diced hatch chilies, kidney beans, and black beans.

ADD 1⁄2 cup water or beer. (Yes, beer! And be sure to enjoy the rest of it in a nice frosty pint glass.)

BRING the chili to a boil.

REDUCE heat to medium-low, cover with lid and simmer for 20 minutes. 

Step 4: Serve It Up

STIR a little sriracha sauce into your chili for an extra kick of spice and top with sour cream and cheddar cheese if desired.

WARM pumpkin loaf in microwave and cut into slices. (Take pumpkin loaf out of pan before microwaving!)

SERVE chili with pumpkin loaf slices on the side.


★TIP : Please recycle your dinner kit packaging. Our containers are compostable and made from plant-based materials. 

Good Food for Real People

At Happy Food Co., we source our ingredients from the finest local and regional suppliers so you can feel great about what you’re putting on the table.

We know that eating well is important to you, and we’re delighted to be part of your evening dinner. Hope you enjoy this meal as much as we loved designing it for you.

— Chef K


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