Chili con Carne

Chili con Carne

This hearty chili has just the right level of spice to keep you warm on a cold winter day.

Chili Con Carne

1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef

1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)

2 cloves garlic, crushed

1 tablespoon chili powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves

1 teaspoon unsweetened baking cocoa

1/2 teaspoon red pepper sauce

2 cups diced tomatoes (from 28-oz can), undrained

1 can (19 oz) red kidney beans, undrained

  •  1 In 3-quart saucepan, cook beef, onion and garlic over medium-high heat about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients except beans. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Stir in beans. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; simmer uncovered about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until desired thickness.

Serves – 4

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