A bacon, jalapeno, cream cheese, and cheddar-jack mixture is stuffed and rolled into spring roll wrappers and tossed on the grill.
A grilled flatbread with buffalo sauce, buffalo chicken meatballs, lots of hot sauce, and some fresh oregano and a light drizzle of ranch to finish it off.
A chili inspired by sausage gravy dumped on a stack of cornmeal pancakes. The chili also has coffee and maple syrup to round out the breakfast flavors.
Slow braised short ribs cooked in a spicy and sour broth, served with a chocolate polenta.
Leftovers of the classic Cuban stew ropa vieja are repurposed into cheesy stuffed onions.
A Mexican twist on French onion soup that is spiced with chipotle and topped with a quesadilla. There is also a little beef to make it heartier.
Roasted chicken drumsticks with blackened carrots, a prune and balsamic reduction, quinoa, and a yogurt chive sauce.
Lamb is marinated in a middle eastern yogurt mixture and skewered with fennel and carrots. Serve these over simple rice or noodles for an easy grilled meal.
A combination of the famous Mexican and Japanese soups, pozole and ramen. The rich pork broth is served with noodles and topped with cilantro and jalapeno.
Grilled marinated lamb loin served over a leek and mushroom quinoa risotto and topped with a creamy and herbaceous horseradish chimichurri
Mac and cheese flavored like spanakopita with spinach, parsley, oregano, feta, ricotta, and mozzarella and then the whole thing is wrapped in phyllo.
I decided to put everything I love about different chili recipes into one amazing chili for a competition.