Prize Winning Chili
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INGREDIENTS
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can Muir Glen Organic Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can Del Monte Stewed Tomatoes, Mexican Recipe
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can Del Monte Diced Tomatoes, Zesty Chili Style
  • 4 tablespoons chili powder (to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar (to taste)
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
  • 2 (16-ounce) cans of your favorite beans, drained (e.g., black, red, kidney, pinto)
  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee (regular or decaf – adds richness)
DIRECTIONS
  1. 1. Brown the ground beef in a Dutch oven; drain in a colander.
  2. 2. Heat the olive oil in the Dutch oven then sauté the onion and garlic until tender. Stir in the tomatoes, chili powder, salt, sugar, Worcestershire sauce, and Tabasco sauce; bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 1 hour.
  3. 3. Stir in beans and instant coffee, heat to boiling, reduce heat, and simmer uncovered for 15 minutes