Bread Bowl Chili

Rev BJ Friley

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@RevBJFriley

Good Idea: For extra spice, add 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper to the chili when simmering.


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Serves:

4

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

FOR THE BREAD BOWL

1 large
round bread loaf

FOR THE CHILI

1 medium
jalapeno pepper, diced
12 oz
lean ground beef
2 tsp
olive oil
2 medium
yellow onions, chopped (about 2 cups)
1 medium
green bell pepper, chopped (about 1 cup)
1 Tbsp
chili powder
1 can(s)
(14 1/2 oz.) whole tomatoes
1/4 c
tomato paste, no salt added
1 can(s)
(8 1/2 oz.) red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 can(s)
(7 oz.) whole kernel corn, drained

Directions Step-By-Step

1
MAKING THE BOWL: Using a serrated knife, slice off about an inch from the top of the bread.
2
Carve out a "bowl" from within the bread, leaving about 1 inch inside.
3
MAKING THE CHILI: To chop jalapeno pepper, use a knife and fork to hold in place. Chop pepper into fine pieces. Avoid touching seeds with your hands.
4
In a large nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium heat, stirring, until browned, about 5 minutes. Drain beef.
5
In same skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions; cook, stirring, for 5 minutes. Add bell pepper, jalapeno pepper and chili powder; cook stirring, for 5 minutes.
6
Add beef, tomatoes with liquid and tomato paste; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer for 25 minutes. Add beans and corn; cook 5 minutes longer.
7
Ladle chili into bread bowl and serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American