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George's Chili Recipe

The best chili recipe.. rich, robust and super delicious! Top with sour cream, cheddar cheese and jalapeños to really throw it over the top.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword best recipes, blue ribbon recipes, chili
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 388 kcal
Author Cindy Hopper

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs lean ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 lb sage sausage
  • 7 to 8 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2   teaspoon ground red pepper cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2- 6 oz cans tomato paste
  • 1 3/4 cups beef broth
  • 1-12 ounce bottle dark beer or ale George used Ale
  • 3-8 ounce cans diced tomatoes with juice
  • 2-15 oz cans southwest style pinto beans
  • 1-15 oz can mild chili beans beans
  • 1-15 oz can western style ranch beans
  • 1-10 can mild Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies undrained
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a stock pot, over medium high heat brown beef and sausage, drain. Add in onion and garlic and cook over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onions are translucent.
  2. Add all the spices and cook 5 minutes over medium heat. Stir in tomato paste and let cook while opening the lids on all the cans. Add remaining chili ingredients; stir until combined. Heat to boiling for a few minutes and stir constantly then reduce heat to low. Cover, simmer 4 hours stirring about every 20 minutes to prevent sticking to the bottom of the pot.
  3. Serve with crackers, cheese, or other things such as chopped jalapeño peppers or chopped fresh onions.
Nutrition Facts
George's Chili Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 388 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 111mg37%
Sodium 949mg41%
Potassium 1001mg29%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 36g72%
Vitamin A 1260IU25%
Vitamin C 9.1mg11%
Calcium 51mg5%
Iron 5.4mg30%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.