My Famous Chili

1
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

My own recipe:
You will be the hit of the tailgate party. This is also great on oven Nachos topped with cheese or as a filling for Lasagna. Good on hot-dogs or over mashed potatoes, baked potatoes, or spaghetti too. This freezes well in portion filled freezer bags.

Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12+
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1 lb
    ground turkey
  • 1 large
    red bell pepper, diced
  • 14 oz
    can diced tomatoes,italian recipe
  • 28 oz
    can crushed tomatoes
  • 14 oz
    can whole cranberry sauce
  • 6 can(s)
    15 oz. each kidney beans and liquid
  • 1 large
    onion, diced
  • 14 oz
    can beef broth
  • 14 oz
    can vegetable broth
  • 2 oz
    dark chocolate chili candy bar (i use moonstruck brand)
  • 1 c
    spicy hot v8 juice
  • 2 pkg
    1.75 oz. each french's or lawry's chili mix
  • 1 c
    instant potato buds,( i use betty crocker brand)

How to Make My Famous Chili

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large soup kettle over medium heat, add 1 Tablespoon oil and add the beef and turkey- stir to brown and scramble until no longer pink- If there is any grease, spoon off and discard. Add onion and red bell pepper; stir to mix. Add in crushed tomatoes, beans, diced tomatoes and chili mix. Stir mixing well to combine. Add chili chocolate bar ( if you cannot find the chocolate bar- use Hersey's special dark chocolate bar and 1/4 teaspoon chili pepper) BUT DO NOT OMIT THE CHOCOLATE BAR!! Add cranberries- do not omit these either. Add the vegetables and beef broth and Spicy Hot V8; stir to blend well. Sprinkle potato buds a little at a time and mix in after each addition until all is added. Stir well. Let simmer 10-15 minutes. Stir occasionally. You are so going to love this!!

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About My Famous Chili

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Hashtag: #cranberries




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