Chef Scene: Max Crawdaddy’s vegetarian chili

Legendary Radio presenter and DJ, Max Crawdaddy chats to What’s My Scene about DJing and what goes into his famous free vegetarian chilli served up every Sunday afternoon at the Cherry Bar during Sunday Blues (Max’s Sunday Sessions). His Triple R  radio show “Son of Crawdaddy” has been running since the mid 80’s and Sunday Blues  started on September 4th 2011.

The Recipe

Red, Green & Yellow capsicum
Bullhorn Chili
Jalapeno Chili
Canned smoked chipoltles
Liquid smoke
2 red onions
1 brownonion
1 white onion
1 tin cannelini beans
1 tin butter beans
1 tin borlotti beans
2 tins red kidney beans
2 large tins diced tomato
Sweet potato
Dried oregano
Smoked and hot paprika
Ground black pepper
White pepper
Sour cream
Crushed corn chips

– Roast sweet potato
– Combine ingredients, apart from Sweet potato, and cook in slow cooker
– Cook until vegetables are tender
– Once cooked add sweet potato and stir
– Serve with sour cream, chopped coriander leaves and crushed corn chips

Intro & interview by Anna-Maria Megalogenis, photos by Mary Boukouvalas, video by Mandy Hall.

About Anna-Maria Megalogenis 166 Articles
Anna-Maria has been writing for Street Press in Melbourne and Sydney for over 20 years. She is passionate about food, music and the arts, is an avid reader and used to hand write reviews for Beat Magazine at the Great Britain Hotel, where a patron once suggested she was ripping off articles in Rolling Stone magazine.

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