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The Ultimate Chili - for a crowd! Recipe

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This recipe for The Ultimate Chili - for a crowd!, by , is from Iowa Family & Consumer Sciences Educators for Progress, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Janelle Roberts - English Valleys
Added: Monday, January 12, 2009


6 lbs. ground beef
salt and pepper to taste
6 (15 oz) cans red kidney beans
6 (14.5 oz) cans stewed tomatoes
6 (14.5 oz) cans tomato sauce
12 stalks celery, chopped
5-6 medium onions, chopped
6 red bell peppers, chopped
1 1/2 c. balsamic vinegar
3/4 c. chili powder
2 T. ground cumin
2 T. dried parsley
2 T. dried basil
1/2 c. minced garlic
2 T. cayenne pepper
1 c. brown sugar

In a large skillet, cook ground beef until evenly browned. Drain off grease, and season to taste with salt and pepper. In a large slow cooker or roaster, combine the cooked beef, kidney beans, tomatoes, tomato sauce, celery, onion, red pepper and vinegar. Season with chili powder, cumin, parsley, basil, garlic, and cayenne pepper. Add brown sugar. Stir to distribute ingredients evenly. Cook on high in slow cooker or roaster for 6 hours or on low for 8 hours.
Makes about 36 servings.

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Personal Notes:
We make this every year for our teachers to have during our fall parent-teacher conferences. They love it!




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