"Chili represents your three stages of matter: solid, liquid, and eventually gas."--John Goodman as Dan Conner

Chili for a Crowd Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pat Gross
Added: Friday, February 4, 2011

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup olive oil, 1 3/4 cups chopped onions, 2 lbs crumbled sweet and/or hot sausage, 8 lbs chopped chuck, 1 1/2 tsp course black pepper, 2 1lb cans tomato paste, 2 tsp minced garlic, 3 oz ground cumin seed, 4 oz chili powder, 1/2 cup Dijon mustard, 4 tbsp kosher salt, 4 tbsp basil, 4 tbsp oregano, 6 lbs Italian peeled tomatoes (cut up), 1/2 cup burgundy wine, 1/4 cup lemon juice, 1/4 cup dill, 1/2 cup parsley, 3 large cans kidney beans, 2 cans pitted black olives (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Saute onions in oil. Add crumbled sausage and chopped meat and brown well. Add pepper, paste, garlic, cumin, chili powder,, mustard, salt, basil, and oregano. add chopped tomatoes and simmer for 1/2 hour. Then add lemon juice, dill, parsley, and beans. Simmer another 1/2 to 3/4 hr, then add olives is desired. Serve with chopped onions, sour cream, grated sharp cheese and a great crusty French bread.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hrs
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Freezes well and can be made up to two days in advance. Great for Super Bowl Sunday or any cold and snowy day.

 

 

 

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