Fred's Award-Winning Chili

Wednesday, September 7th 2011, 12:25 pm
By: News On 6

Makes 4 – 6 Servings

1 pound of ground beef

1 diced green bell pepper

1 diced red bell pepper

1 diced white onion

1 cup diced tomatoes

1 cup pinto beans (optional)

2 tablespoons cumin

1 tablespoon garlic powder

2 ounces of chili powder

2 diced seedless jalapeño peppers

¼ cup of beer (optional)

1 cup of water

Salt and pepper to taste

Sauté in a skillet with Crisco or olive oil the onions, red and green peppers and jalapenos for approximately 10 minutes.

In a stock pot, brown your meat. When meat is cook through, add onion mixture, diced tomatoes, water, beer, cumin, chili powder, garlic, salt and pepper. Bring mixture to a boil. Allow to simmer for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.