After our friend gave us some Tabasco Mash from her own grown Tabasco peppers we made a test batch of Tabasco mead that has come to receive some rave reviews! This past Sunday it was rather stormy and gloomy so I decided it would be a great day to make some chili, but with a twist. I added some of the Tabasco Mead and it turned out with a wonderful seasoning. I used the recipe from

This is a recipe that is super easy to make since there is only a small amount of prep work that is needed, you can throw it all in a pot and just forget about it until dinner! Great for a busy day, and its not too bad for you.



  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 (15.5 oz) can black beans, drained
  • 1 (15.5 oz) can kidney beans, drained
  • 1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce
  • 10 oz package frozen corn kernels
  • 2 (10 oz) cans diced tomatoes w/chilies
  • 4 oz can chopped green chili peppers, chopped
  • 1 packet reduced sodium taco seasoning
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 24 oz (3) boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 1/2 cup Tabasco Mead



  1. Combine beans, onion, chili peppers, corn, tomato sauce, diced tomato, cumin, chili powder and taco seasoning in a slow cooker and mix well.
  2. Nestle the chicken in to completely cover and cook on LOW for 8 to 10 hours or on HIGH for 4 to 6 hours.
  3. Half hour before serving, remove chicken and shred.
  4. Return chicken to slow cooker and stir in.
  5. Top with fresh cilantro and your favorite toppings!



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