Devil's Delight Chili
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MyCookbook Member: brucen
Recipe Category: Beef
Recipe Preparation Level: moderate
Devil's Delight Chili 1/3/97
5 slices of bacon
8 ounces Italian sausage
2 medium onions
1 small green pepper
1 ½ lbs beef chuck steak
1 clove garlic
2 dried red chili peppers (seeded and crumbled)
2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
1 to ½ tablespoons chili powder
½ tsp dried oregano, crushed
1 12 ounce can tomato paste
1 16-ounce can pinto or dark kidney beans
1 16-ounce can garbanzo beans, drained
Optional: Instead of using 12 ounces tomato paste: 6 ounces tomato paste
28 ounces of whole tomatoes (crushed). Chunkier texture.
In a large saucepan or Dutch oven cook bacon till crisp; drain and crumble
Brown sausage in the same saucepan, reserving 2 Tbsp drippings. Set sausage aside.
Chop onions and green pepper. In reserved drippings, cook chopped onion, chopped
pepper, diced beef and minced garlic till meat is brown.
Add crumbled bacon, cooked sliced sausage, dried chili peppers, jalapeno peppers
and ½ tsp salt. Stir in tomato paste and 2 ½ cups water. Bring to boiling reduce heat
and simmer covered 1 ½ hours, stirring occasionally.
Stir in pinto or kidney bean and garbanzo beans; simmer covered 30 minutes longer.
Makes 8 servings