Nick's First Place Chili

Nick's First Place Chili Recipe

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Valerie Nickerson


Best chili recipe ever. Never leaves a chili cook off without a blue ribbon.

★★★★★ 2 votes
15 Min
2 Hr
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3 lb
sirloin (cubed, or london broil beef or tri-tip steak)
4 Tbsp
vegetable oil
6 oz
14 oz
beef broth
8 oz
tomato sauce
6 oz
snap e tom (tomato & chili cocktail juice)
6 oz
11 Tbsp
chili powder
1 tsp
garlic powder
1 Tbsp
onion powder
1 Tbsp
2 tsp
tabasco sauce
salt to taste

How to Make Nick's First Place Chili


  • 1Saute beef in oil. Fry sausage till done and drain well. Put beef, sausage and one half can of Beef Broth in your favorite chili pot and bring to slow simmer.
  • 2Add 8 oz. can of Tomato Sauce, Snap-E-Tom, 6 ozs of Beer, 6 tablespoons of Chili Powder,1 teaspoon of Garlic Powder, 1 tablespoon of Onion Powder,1 teaspoon Tabasco Pepper Sauce and beef broth.
  • 3Simmer slowly for about an hour and 30 minutes or until meat is tender.
  • 4Add the remaining 5 tablespoons of Chili Powder, 1 tablespoon of Cumin,1 teaspoon Tabasco Pepper Sauce. Simmer for 30 minutes, Salt to taste.

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About Nick's First Place Chili

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American

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