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Chili III


INGREDIENTS
  1. 1 small can tomato paste
  2. 3 (15 oz.) cans tomato sauce
  3. 1 large can stewed tomatoes
  4. 1 green pepper (diced)
  5. 1 onion (diced)
  6. 3 jalapeno peppers (diced)
  7. 1 lb ground beef or sliced steak
  8. 2 tsp chili powder (approximate)
  9. cayenne pepper (to taste)
  10. 1 can kidney or red beans
DIRECTIONS
  1. Brown beef, peppers, and onion. Drain off any grease.
  2. Stir in the rest of the ingredients. Add the beans last.
  3. Bring to a boil, and reduce heat to VERY low.
  4. Cook with the lid off 1 Hour. Then cook 1 hour with the lid on. Cook on VERY low heat!
  5. For a milder chili take out the cayenne pepper and the jalapenos.
  6. Its best with grated cheddar cheese on top and corn bread on the side!

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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