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Cajun Chili II


INGREDIENTS
  1. 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  2. 1 pound ground hot sausage
  3. 2 (8 .oz) cans tomato sauce
  4. 1 (10 .oz) can diced tomatoes and green chiles
  5. 1 (32.oz) can prepared chili (Gebhardt)
  6. 1 (16 .oz) can ranch-style chili beans
  7. 1 large onion, chopped
  8. 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  9. 1 to 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  10. Cajun seasoning
  11. 1 tablespoon dried oregano
DIRECTIONS
  1. Brown ground beef and ground sausage; drain grease.
  2. Add seasonings and vegetables. Simmer until vegetables are tender.
  3. Add all other ingredients and simmer about 30 minutes or to desired consistency.
  4. Serve with shredded cheese and sour cream.

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

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