Chili con Carne

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat the oil in a large, heavy pot over medium-high heat.
  • Add the meat and stir to break up the pieces.
  • Cook, stirring, until the meat is brown and cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion, green bell pepper, garlic, chili powder, Essence, salt, cumin, oregano, and cayenne, and cook, stirring, until soft, about 4 minutes.
  • Put the whole tomatoes in a large mixing bowl and squeeze them with your hands to break them into pieces.
  • Add the squeezed tomatoes and their juices, the tomato paste, sugar, and water to the pot.
  • Stir well and bring to a boil.
  • Lower the heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove the pot from the heat, ladle into a large bowl and top with the shredded cheese and serve with Crackers or tortilla chips.
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