Coors Spicy Chili

  1. 2 strips bacon
  2. 2 pounds beef chuck, diced
  3. 2 (12 ounce) cans Coors Beer
  4. 2 tablespoons chili powder
  5. 1 tablespoon dried oregano, crushed
  6. 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  7. 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  8. 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  9. 1 tablespoon cornmeal or Masa Harina
  10. Cooked pinto beans
  1. Cook bacon until crisp; drain, reserving drippings in pan. Crumble bacon set aside.
  2. In drippings, brown meat. Add next 6 ingredients and 1 teaspoon Combine cornmeal and 1/4 cup water. Stir into hot mixture; add crumbled bacon.
  3. Return to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 15 minutes. Serve with beans.

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