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Cindy's Favorite Chili Recipe

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3 T. Chili powder
2 T ground cumin
1 T. ground coriander
1/2 t. dried red chili flakes
1/4 c. EVOO
3 c. chopped onion
2 c. chopped bell peppers
6 garlic cloves minced
2 lb grass feed ground beef or turkey
1 T. dried oregano
2 T. tomato paste
1 T. salt
1 T. cocoa or 1 oz dark chocolate chopped
12 oz Guinness or lager beer
2 10 oz cans diced tomatoes
2 cans kidney beans drained and rinsed
1 can black beans drained and rinsed

Mix first seasoings in small bowl and heat in heavy pan (or Cuisinart slow cooker) over med high heat for 1 minute then add oil, then onions, peppers, garlic and saute until soften about 5 min. Add meat and saute until no longer pink about 5 min. Add oregano, tomato paste, salt, cocoa powder and stir one min. Add beer and simmer 5 min. Add tomatoes. Bring to boil. the simmer at least 30 minutes or in slow cooker high for 2 hours then switch to warm. Add beans last 20-30 min.
Serve with Jalapeno cornbread

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Personal Notes:
Can begin with 1/4 lb pancetta or bacon cooked. Can also add 2 t. brown sugar. Also 1 T. cider vinegar at the end.
Serve with avocado, cilantro, serrano, cheddar, lime, sour cream




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