Blazing 8 Chili

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Monstr

This is the Hormel Five-Alarm Chili Cook-Off prize winning recipe from firefighter Jason Yamamoto, St. Paul, MN, Station 8. He won $5000 for the fire department. I have not made this, but I think firehouse recipes are fun.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat skillet over medium heat (hot enough to get a sizzle from the meat).
  2. Brown ground beef.
  3. Drain fat.
  4. Return meat to large stockpot.
  5. Add Hormel Chili, chili beans, tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, habanero pepper and chopped onion.
  6. Stir in masa, chipotle pepper powder, chili powder and garlic powder.
  7. Add salt, pepper and cayenne pepper to taste.
  8. Simmer over medium heat for 1 hour.
  9. (Note: the longer chili simmers, the hotter it becomes.) Serve in soup bowls with optional garnishes.

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