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Odell's Chili Recipe

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Debbie Houston
Added: Sunday, November 25, 2007


2 1/2 lb ground beef
2 large onions cut-up
4 cloves garlic minced
8 oz tomato paste or 16 oz crushed tomato
8 oz water ( no water if using crushed tomatoes)
3 Tbsp chili powder
1/2 tsp accent
1/2 tsp tabasco or hot pepper sauce
4 cubes beef bullion
1/2 c hot water (for bullion)
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp oregano
1 Tbsp sugar
1 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp celery salt
1/4 tsp thyme
2 cans kidney beans
1 tsp cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp cumin
1 canned jalapeno diced

brown beef and onions til crumbly, melt beef bullion in hot water, add all other ingredients including beef bullion to the beef. cook about 10 minutes, then add 2 cans kidney beans. Cook til it boils, it is ready to eat or the longer it cooks the better it taste. Serve with shredded cheese on top.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I use 1 can of black beans and 1 can of kidney beans instead of 2 kidney beans.
this has a lot of spices, but is a wonderful chili, if you don't like it spicy don't use jalapeno.




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