Shaun's Home-Sweet-Hot Texas Chili

  1. 11/2 LB. 'Chili Grind' ground sirloin, or hamburger
    2 onions, chopped
    2 tsp. cumin
    5 tbsp. chili powder
    salt and pepper to taste
    2 cloves of garlic, minced
    2-4 oz. green chilies, chopped
  2. 2 tbsp. cocoa powder
    2-3 tbsp. sugar
    1 large can of tomato sauce
    1 can of pinto beans (opt.)
    1/4 cup taco sauce of choice
    1/2 cup water
    1 can Campbell's beef broth, undiluted
  1. Brown the beef and onions, drain.
  2. Then add all remaining ingredients and simmer 1-2 hours, covered. Stirring occasionally.
  3. Makes 4 to 6 servings

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