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Skyline Chili Recipe

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Randy Dillard
Added: Monday, June 15, 2009


3 lbs. lean hamburger, don't brown, chop up
1 cup water -or- beef broth
2 large onions, chopped
4 bay leaves
29 oz. can tomato sauce*
teaspoon allspice
teaspoon crushed red pepper
teaspoon garlic powder
teaspoon ground cloves
4 tablespoons chili powder or more
2 tablespoons vinegar
1 tablespoon cinnamon
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
ounce unsweetened baking chocolate square
1 teaspoon salt
4 drops Tabasco sauce

In an 8 quart kettle combine hamburger, bay leaves, water and onions; simmer for 30 minutes. Then remove the bay leaves and add remaining ingredients. Simmer for 2 or 3 hours, uncovered. Add more water if necessary. Serve with steamed buns, hot dogs, onions and cheese or serve over spaghetti noodles, onions and cheese.

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*For a thicker chili substitute 3 (8 oz) cans tomato sauce + 1 (5 oz) can tomato paste




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