3 Alarm Chili

  1. 1 lb. coarse ground sirloin
  2. 1 lb. sirloin steak, cut in bite size pieces
  3. 1 can Rotel (tomatoes with green chilies)
  4. 1 can Brooks hot chili beans
  5. 1 pkg Wick Fowler's Chili Mix, 3 alarm
  6. 1 lg. red onion
  7. 1 lg. bell pepper
  1. Brown coarse ground beef and bite size stock with chili season mix.
  2. Pour off grease.
  3. Dice green pepper, onions and Rotel.
  4. Combine all ingredients including the liquid from the Rotel in a large covered pot.
  5. Put in 225 to 250 degree oven for 2 to 8 hours, stirring every 20 to 30 minutes.
  6. The longer cooked the better.
  7. NOTE: For 1 alarm reduce cayenne pepper in chili mix.

Chili Trivia:

  • Chili is the official state food of Texas
  • Cincinnati Chili was inspired by Greek and Macedonian immigrants around the turn of the 20th century
  • The intensity of heat in the taste of the Chile peppers usually decreases as the size of the pepper increases