Skip to comments.Ok how about we have a Chili Recipe thread(good after-the-snowstorm stuff)...
Posted on 02/22/2013 9:01:08 AM PST by US Navy Vet
Please post 'em here!
Wow! You learn something new each day. Can’t imagine chili without beans.
I always do chili over rice. Grew up with it that way.
I’ve always added my own seasoning when I made chili for years, but I have to tell you if you want a great mix right out of the box I go straight for Carol Shelby’s Chili Seasoning now.
Bildner’s Five-Alarm Chili from the New England cookbook. Just made it for the 100th time last Thursday. Always delish..
1 table spoon veg oil
2 lbs lean ground beef
2 onions chopped
6 garlic cloves chopped
1 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
2 tablespoons harina or cornmeal
2 cups beef broth
1 28 oz plum tomatoes w/ juice
2 3 oz can green chiles chopped
1 bay leaf
3 cups kidney beans
1 tablespoon sugar
1 slice green bell pepper
heat oil, brown meat onions and garlic
sprinkle with salt and pepper 10 min
add chili powder cumin, oregano, cayenne, corn meal stirring cook 2 min
add 1 cup water, broth, tomatoes, chiles, bay leaf break up tomtoes with side of spoon bring to boil, simmer covered 30 min
add beans and sugar, bell pepper simmer uncovered 20 min
discard bay leaf, refresh seasonings
Caroll Shelby’s Chile Mix is the BEST!!!!!
Excellent thread!! And gattaca, your recipe looks very good and similar to my mother’s recipe. She made the best darn chili in the world IMO, but when she passed away, so did her exact recipe. Please tell me how spicy (hot!) your chili is.
I just like my chili in a bowl. And make it hot; I have a fairly high tolerance for heat but if my bowl of red exceeds that I can always throw in a dollop of sour cream. Otherwise, grated cheddar cheese makes a nice accompaniment.
Some cornbread on the side is nice, although saltine crackers or Fritos will work too.
Ground Turkey -n- Beer fast chili
large can of whole tomatoes (redpack is my favorite)
3 tablespoons McCormick chili powder (or more)
beer (Sam Adams is great)
3 tablespoons sugar (or more)
large green pepper
large sweet onion
Great Northern (white) beans or Black beans, or both
(you can make this in less than a half hour if you try)
In a large frying pan brown 1 or 2 pounds of ground turkey in olive oil (it has to be cooked fully and drained once or twice while cooking - browning it adds flavor- add more olive oil after draining) I leave it in good sized chunks, not fully crumbled.
While it is browning, put Tomatoes, beer, sugar, chili powder, bay leaf into a large stew pot, on low heat.
Also while it is browning, chop up the green pepper and onion in whatever size pieces you like
When turkey is cooked, add it to the pot
Fry onions and green peppers in the same fry pan as the turkey was cooked, with as much olive oil as you need. stir-fry fast until slightly translucent. When cooked add to the pot.
Add more beer and sugar to taste. simmer to a boil then add beans and turn off the heat.
Eat immediately or let cool and reheat the next day for added flavor (the meat absorbs the flavor overnight)
OPTIONAL: Cube up some Zucchini or Eggplant and stir-fry real fast and add it when adding the beans or before serving
I’ll post my famous Venison Chili Recipe when I get home!
Thanks! To me is not very spicy, but you can add the spices bit by bit to your taste. This is just a guide, you can tweak it to your taste, different color peppers, etc. You can add a can of water if you like it thinner too.
Sorry to hear about your mother’s passing.
Lower fat, easy chili -
1/2# ground chuck
1/2 large onion diced
several garlic cloves diced
1 can tomato sauce
2 cans bush’s best chili beans - medium
1/2 - 1 package of chili powder
brown chuck in a skillet. Add onion and garlic until desired onion consistency is reached. Drain beef mixture through sieve and squeeze out all grease. Add beef mixture to other ingredients and simmer covered for 15 minutes or more.
Serve with grated cheese, chopped fresh onion, and fat-free sour cream.
2 pounds of pork stew meat coated in flour, cumin, sage, salt, pepper and browned.
into crock pot, pork, 2 cans potatos, jar of tomatillo sauce, 2 chopped onion, can of diced tomatos w/ habeneros, can of corn, can of chicken boullion, couple of diced jalepenos, smoked garlic pieces
cook on high for 4-6 hours.
serve with tortillas or chips, sliced avocado, sour cream and cilantro on top.
I was so weirded out at the idea of chocolate and peanut butter in chili...Reese’s Peanut Butter Chili cups- that I had to look up to see how widespread this taste is on the internet.
Found one that adds hominy and pumpkin puree that has good reviews
Winner Winner!!! I told the other tired and poor chefs what I did after and they all still hate me!
going down to 64 tonight. Brrrrr.
No peanut butter in chili. But I am curious about one thing — I read that Aldi’s beef has 100% horse meat. Has anyone else heard about this? And if you get your “beef” from Aldi, will that make a difference? I’ve been reading labels at both Save-A-Lot and Aldi and notice that the labels say “100% meat” — no claim that a meat product is “100% beef” —
That would give my cardiologist a heart attack! I have to use olive oil for that kind of thing.
Didn't the owner, chef or someone else associated with that place just drop dead of a massive coronary?