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Three Alarm Chili Recipe

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Added: Tuesday, October 28, 2008


4 tbsp. vegetable oil
2 lb. beef stew meat, cut into 1/2 in. cubes
3 medium onions, diced
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 can (28 oz.) tomatoes
1 can (16 oz.) tomato sauce
1 c. water
3 tbsp. brown sugar
1 tsp. oregano
3 tbsp. chili powder
2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. dried crushed red pepper
2 cans kidney beans (16 oz. each) rinsed and drained
1 large green pepper, diced
1 large sweet red pepper, diced

Heat oil in Dutch oven; brown beef on all sides. Drain well on paper towels. Cook onions and garlic in oil; return meat to pan. Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, sugar, oregano, chili powder, salt and red pepper. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer 1 1/2 hours. Add kidney beans and green and red pepper. Simmer, covered, until meat is tender.




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