Numero Uno Chili Con Carne With Beans

Recipe by tranch
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READY IN: 2hrs 40mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large skillet, over med.
  • heat, warm the oil.
  • Add onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile in a 4 to 5 quart heavy flameproof casserole or Dutch oven over med. heat, combine beef and pork.
  • Season with salt and cook, stirring often, until meat has lost all its pink color and is evenly crumbled, about 20 minutes.
  • Scrape onions into casserole with meats.
  • Stir in chili powder, cumin, oregano, cocoa, cinnamon and cayenne pepper.
  • Cook, stirring, 5 minutes.
  • Stir in tomato juice and beef stock.
  • Bring to a boil then lower heat and simmer, uncovered, for 1 hour.
  • Taste, correct seasonings and simmer another 30 minutes or until chili is thickened to your liking.
  • Stir in garlic. To thicken chili further or to bind any surface fats, stir in the optional cornmeal.
  • Stir in the beans and simmer another 5 minutes.
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