Family Tested & Approved
lean ground beef
onions, chopped (about 11/2 cups)
chili powder or to taste
fresh ground black pepper
chopped fresh thyme leave
chopped pimento stuffed olives
(4 1/2 ounce) cans diced green chilies
(14 1/2 ounce) diced tomatoes
toasted slivered almonds
Brown the meat in a large Dutch oven, cook the beef over medium-high heat, about 4-5 minutes.
Remove contents from the Dutch oven and set aside. Reduce heat to medium low and add onions and saute until translucent, about 3 minutes.
Add garlic and cook 1 minute.
Replace meat and add bay leaves, chili powder, cumin, nutmeg, pepper, allspice, salt, thyme, capers, olives, chiles, coffee, molasses, and tomatoes. Simmer uncovered for 20 minutes.
Finish the chili: Add raisins and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes. Garnish with almonds. Serve hot over cooked rice.
Last Updated: Sun, Mar 8, 2015