Linda's Medium Hot Chili

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Recipe by upnorth cook

The layers of flavor as cooking continues is what makes this stand out from other chili recipes. This is the method I use for chili cook offs in our local area. Everyone seems to enjoy it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a stock pot, combine onion, green chile, garlic, tomato sauce, chicken broth, 6 tablespoons California chili powder, salt, 1 teaspoon adobo seasoning blend, and hot sauce. Bring to a simmer and cook for 1 hour. After chili has simmered for 1 hour, add the remaining 2 tablespoons California chili powder.
  2. In a large skillet, brown ground beef and sausage until cooked throughly. Add meat mixture and kidney beans to chili and simmer for 30 minutes.
  3. Add canned tomatoes and diced tomatoes, mild New Mexico chili powder and 2 tablespoons cumin and simmer another 45 minutes.
  4. Add the remaining 1/2 teaspoon adobo seasoning blend, 1 tablespoon cumin, 1 tablespoon hot New Mexico chili powder, and the lime juice. Cook for another 30 minutes. Season with additional salt, to taste.

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