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Quick Chili Con Carne Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ruth Johnson
Added: Wednesday, July 30, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 T. oil
2 hot Italian sausages, skinned, crumbled
1 large onion, chopped
3 large cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp. oregano leaves
1 green pepper, cored, seeded, diced
3/4 lb. lean ground beef
1 (1-lb., 12-oz.) can peeled tomatoes with liquid
1 1/2 tsp. chili powder (use up to 1 T., if desired)
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
2 (15-oz.) cans pinto beans with liquid (I will also substiute kidney beans, drained)
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oil in heavy-bottomed pot and brown sausage in it with onion and then garlic; add oregano and green pepper and cook until vegetables are softened, then add beef, breaking it up with a fork. When meat is cooked, stir in tomatoes, breaking them up with a fork. Add chili powder, cumin and beans. Simmer, covered for 30-40 minutes, then add salt and pepper to taste (add more chili powder if desired). Serve in shallow bowls. Serves 5 to 6.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Fast and easy.

 

 

 

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