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colony mountain chili

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Sharry Murawski
Oak Forest, IL

I always wanted to try a chili with beef chunks. My friend made this and brought me a sample. It was delicious! My husband insisted chili has to have ground beef but once he tried it he was hooked! This has now become a favorite in our house and I hope yours too!

(2 ratings)
yield 10 serving(s)
cook time 8 Hr

Ingredients For colony mountain chili

  • 1 lb
    boneless beef sirloin steak, cut into 3/4 inch chunks
  • 4
    italian sausage links, casings removed
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, divided
  • 1 md
    onion, chopped
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2
    green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp
    beef bouillon granules
  • 1 c
    boiling water
  • 1 can
    tomato paste (6oz)
  • 3 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 or 2 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3 can
    stewed tomatos, cut up (14 1/2 oz each)
  • 2 can
    pinto beans, rinsed and drained (15 oz each)
  • shredded cheddar cheese, optional

How To Make colony mountain chili

  • 1
    In large skillet, brown the beef and sausage in 1 tablespoon oil, drain.
  • 2
    Transfer meat to a 5-quart slow cooker.
  • 3
    In same skillet, saute the onion, garlic and green onions in remaining oil until tender. Transfer to slow cooker.
  • 4
    In a small bowl, dissolve bouillon in water. Stir in the tomato paste, chili powder, brown sugar, worcestershire sauce and seasonings until blended. Add to slow cooker.
  • 5
    Stir in tomatoes and beans. Cover and cook on high for 6-8 hours or until meat is tender. Serve with cheese if desired.

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