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Chef Al's Homemade Chili Recipe

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Added: Friday, May 22, 2009


1-lb. pkg. kidney beans
3 beef bouillon cubes
2-1/2 quarts water
2 medium tomatoes, diced
1 small onion, diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 T. garlic, diced or chopped
1 tsp. basil
2 T. olive oil
4 T. chili powder
2 T. ground cumin
1 T. paprika
1/2 c. tomato paste
1 T. salt
1 lb. cooked ground beef
1 c. honey
1/2 c. brown sugar

In a 3-quart stock pot, combine kidney beans, bouillon cubes, and the water. Boil until beans are tender; set aside. Saute diced tomatoes, onion, green and red peppers, garlic and basil in olive oil for 3 minutes over medium heat. Add chili powder, cumin, paprika, tomato paste, and salt to tomato mixture. Cook on low heat for 2 minutes. Add tomato mixture to kidney beans; add ground beef, honey and brown sugar. Simmer for 35 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.




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