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Fat Tire Chili Recipe

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This recipe for Fat Tire Chili, by , is from The Neenan Guide to Food, Family and Fun, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Mike Mallon
Added: Saturday, January 12, 2008


3 lb. Ground Sirloin or Chuck (can substitute ground turkey or pork, or mix %s of meat)
3 15oz. cans diced tomato
**3 15 oz. cans tomato sauce ( use 3rd can to thicken as desired, may not be necessary)
1 medium-large green bell pepper
1 medium-large yellow bell pepper
1 medium-large orange bell pepper
1 medium-large red bell pepper
2 medium Anaheim chili peppers
3 cloves garlic
2 medium onions
1 can corn
1 24oz bottle of Fat Tire Amber Ale (can substitute any beer with some flavor)
1 can beef broth
2 15oz cans large red kidney beans
1 15oz can pinto beans (can substitute black beans)
**1/3 Cup Ground Corn Meal (only to thicken, may not be necessary)
1 T. apple cider vinegar
2-6 T. Cumin
1 T. Brown Sugar
1-2 T. Cayenne Pepper
2 T. Chili Pepper
2 T. Oregano
1T. Cinnamon
cup fresh cilantro
Hot Pepper Sauce to taste

Brown ground sirloin with garlic
Seed and dice all peppers
Place beef and remaining ingredients, except kidney and pinto beens into a large pot, 15-20qt. pot will do. Simmer for 2-3 hours or more (can be simmered all day).
30 prior to serving, add beans.
Serve with sour cream, grated cheese, oyster crackers and elbow macaroni if desired.




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