Monday, May 6, 2013

Famous Chili Con Carne

If you want a great chili recipe try this Famous Chili Con Carne recipe! 
It’s serious comfort food.

INGREDIENTS:
Famous Chili Con Carne

  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounce) kernel corn
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, quartered, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 pound ground round
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) tomatoes
  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 can mild green Chile peppers
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped jalapeno Chile pepper, optional
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • dash cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • dash ground cloves
  • 1 small bay leaf
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
DIRECTIONS:
  1. In a large pot brown the ground beef in the oil for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the onion and pepper and cook for 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce, peppers, chili powder, salt, cayenne, cloves and bay leaf. Cover and simmer for 1 ½ hours, adding a little water if needed to keep from sticking and burning on the bottom. Check and stir frequently.
  4. Add the beans and corn, heat through for 10 minutes. Add in the cilantro and serve.
Serves 6.