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Chili

Perfect chili for a snowy afternoon to stay warm
Course Main Course
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 8 people

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ lbs ground beef
  • ½ lbs bacon
  • 1 lb hot italian sausage
  • 2 28 oz cans diced tomatoes
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • 15 oz can black beans drained
  • 15 oz can kidney beans drained
  • 15 oz cans pinto beans drained
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 red pepper chopped
  • 2 ½ cups beef stock
  • cup hot sauce
  • 1 tbsp worcestershire
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 3 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper

Instructions

  • In large dutch oven or stocking pot cook bacon
  • Place bacon off to the side cook onion and pepper in bacon grease from pan
  • Drain grease and put onion and pepper off to the side
  • In same large dutch oven or stocking pot cook hot italian sausage and ground beef
  • Drain grease from pot
  • Break up bacon into crumbles and add back to pot
  • Drain all beans and rinse
  • Add all ingredients to pot and cook on medium until chili comes to a boil
  • Once at a boil reduce to a simmer and cover with lid
  • Cook 2 hours or more before letting sit for 15 minutes uncovered
  • Serve with cheese and other chili toppings to your liking