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buzzard's breath chili

Recipe by
Brenda Dixon
Mt Juliet, TN

Don't let the name scare you away! This is a very robust chili with NO beans. You can't say the name without smiling and wondering what is in it!

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For buzzard's breath chili

  • 3 lb
    lean ground chuck
  • 1 lg
    onion, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 dash
    red pepper
  • 3 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/4 oz
  • 1 dash
    cayenne pepper
  • 1 qt
    beef stock
  • 1 pt
    tomatoes, chopped
  • 8 oz
    tomato sauce
  • 3 Tbsp

How To Make buzzard's breath chili

  • 1
    Brown the lean ground chuck with chopped onions and garlic in a large stock pot, breaking the meat into small pieces. Cook until no longer pink; drain fat.
  • 2
    Add your spices, beef stock, tomatoes, tomato sauce and ketchup to the drained meat mixture. Stir well. Cover and simmer for one hour.

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