Tailgate Chili

1
Gail Herbest

By
@Gaillee

This is fantastic chili, a little spicy but not overly hot. If making it for a crowd just double the ingredients. It can be made the day before and warmed up in the crock pot. serve with corn bread or crusty rolls. don't let the long list of ingredients scare you, most are spices and it is really easy to put together.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
2 Hr

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/2 lb
    sweet italian sausage
  • 1 can(s)
    15 oz chili beans, drained
  • 1 can(s)
    15 oz chili beans in spicy sauce (undrained)
  • 1 can(s)
    16 oz diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1 can(s)
    3 oz can tomatoe paste
  • 1 medium
    onion chopped
  • 1
    stalk celery chopped
  • 1 medium
    green pepper seeded and chopped
  • 1 can(s)
    (small size) chopped green chile peppers
  • 2 tsp
    bacon bits
  • 2
    cubes beef bouillon
  • 1/4 c
    beer
  • 1/8 tsp
    chili powder
  • 2 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 tsp
    hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    paprika
  • 1 tsp
    white sugar
  • 1 c
    tomato juice

How to Make Tailgate Chili

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat a large stock pot over medium heat .
    crumble the hamburger and sausage into the hot pan and cook until evenly browned, drain of excess grease
  2. add rest of ingredients and stir until well blended
  3. cover and simmer over low heat stirring occasionally for 2 hours. The longer it simmers the better
  4. remove from heat and serve in bowls with shredded cheddar cheese on top or refrigerate and serve the next day
  5. after cooking. may be put in a crock pot and left on low heat
  6. You can use 1/8 cup of apple juice instead of the beer if you wish, and you can add more Tabasco if you like it really hot

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About Tailgate Chili

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Soups, Pork, Chili
Collection: Chili
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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