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Classic Game Day Chili

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6-8 servings
20 minutes
2 hours
Ingredients
  • 1 lb 90% lean ground beef
  • 1/2 lb ground pork
  • 1 can refried beans
  • 1/2 cayenne pepper, optional
  • 1 can kidney beans
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 cup fresh salsa
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 1 jalapeño, finely diced
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 small can green chiles
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • olive oil
  • pickled jalapeños for garnish
  • salt & pepper
  • shredded cheese for garnish
  • sour cream for garnish
Directions
  1. Heat a dutch oven (or any other large pot) on medium high heat.
  2. When hot, add olive oil.
  3. After the oil gets hot add the onions, green pepper, and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  4. Add vinegar.
  5. Cook for a few minutes then add beef, pork, cumin, chili powder, cayenne, jalapeño, and garlic.
  6. When beef is brown and onions are translucent, add refried beans, kidney beans (with liquid), green chilis, diced tomatoes (with liquid) and salsa.
  7. Mix together well and bring to a boil.
  8. When boiling, bring down to a simmer.
  9. Let simmer for 2 hours, stirring about every 15 minutes.
  10. Taste the chili along the way and add more spices to taste.
  11. Add more salt and pepper.
  12. To serve, garnish with a small dollop of sour cream, a tablespoon of cheddar and a pickled jalapeños to taste.