- December 10, 2015 at 11:34 pm #367256mosParticipant
Chili in 30 Minutes
1 tbs chili powder
1/2 tbs dried minced onion
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/3 tsp dried leaf oregano
1/3 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp garlic powder
pinch black pepper
pinch cayenne pepper
1/2 lb ground beef, at least 85% lean
sm can diced tomatoes
sm can diced tomatoes with mild green chile peppers
8-oz tomato sauce
sm can black beans, undrained
salt, to taste
shredded cheddar, cheddar-jack, or a Mexican blend of cheeses
sour cream, chopped green onion, chopped red onion, shredded lettuce, cilantro, guacamole, diced tomatoes
In a small bowl or cup, combine the chili powder with the dried minced onion, cumin, oregano, sugar, garlic powder, and the black and cayenne peppers. Blend well and set aside.
In a medium sauté pan over medium heat, brown the ground beef, turning and breaking up with a spatula as it cooks.
Drain the ground beef well. Return the beef to the pan over medium heat. Add the chili seasoning mix and stir to blend.
Add the 2 cans of tomatoes, tomato sauce, and undrained black beans. Stir to blend ingredients.
Bring the chili to a simmer. Reduce the heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes.
Taste and add salt, as needed.
Makes 2 generous servings, and the recipe can be doubled or tripled very easily.
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