Spectacular Chili

Spectacular Chili

2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 large onion- chopped
2 cloves of garlic- chopped
2 lean ground beef
1- 28 oz can whole tomatoes
1- 12 oz can beer
2 jalapeno peppers- seeded and chopped
5 tablespoons chili powder
2 teaspoons cumin
2 teaspoons paprika
1 teaspoon sugar
Salt and pepper to taste (cayenne pepper optional)
1- 16 oz can black beans- drained and rinsed

Shredded cheddar
Chopped red onion
Sliced avocado

In a heavy 8 quart pot, heat oil. Sauté the onion and garlic- add the ground beef and brown well. Add the tomatoes, beer, jalapeno peppers, and remaining seasonings and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat and simmer on medium-low, uncovered for about 45 minutes. Add drained beans and taste for seasoning. Season if needed and serve in pumpkin bowls for a special treat. Garnish with cheese, onion and avocado.

Makes about 10 cups


~ by upbeatmag on November 16, 2008.

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