Chili For A Crowd

Jeanne Benavidez

By
@jeanneben

I cook with several of my friends sometimes and we occasionally cook for 30 to 40 people at a time. The guys will cook brisket, ribs, steaks, chicken and such; I will do the chili, stews, soups and sides. Its always a good time.


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Serves:
30 - 40
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

8 lb
lean ground beef
5 can(s)
(15 oz) chili beans (ranch style)
2 large
onions, chopped
2 can(s)
(28 oz) tomato sauce
3 1/2 can(s)
water (use the tomato sauce can)
6 pkg
chili mix (i like 5-alarm chili mix)

OPTIONAL GARNISHES:

chopped onion
mexican blend shredded cheese
sour cream

TIP:

if you don't want to add beans, replace the beans with 2 more lbs ground beef

Step-By-Step

1In a large skillet, cook the ground beef in batches, over medium heat, until no longer pink.

2Drain each batch and put in a large stock pot.

3Add beans (do not drain) and chopped onion.

4Add chili mixes according to package directions.

5Lower heat to medium-low, cover and let simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.

6Remove from heat and let sit for 30 minutes (so flavors can meld).

7Serve with your favorite garnishes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Chili
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Southwestern