Dixie Drive Chili
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vidalia onions or other sweet onions finely chopped
dried pasilla chiles
petite diced tomatoes
louisiana creamy red beans, for testing purposes blues brand
garnish - shredded mexican cheese
How to Make Dixie Drive Chili
1Brown meat in Dutch oven over medium -high heat. Drain the grease.
2While meat is browning, in cast iron skillet heat oil. Add onions and saute until caramelized.
3Add onions to meat mixture.
4Boil 2 cups of water over high heat. Add pasilla peppers and let seep for 10 minutes. Remove peppers and let cool.
5Break pasilla peppers in small pieces and place in blnder. Add seeded and chopped jalapeno. Add 1 cup boiling water from peppers. Puree in blender. Add to Dutch oven stirring well.
6Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, and beans stirring well.
8To serve, ladle into bowls and serve with shredded Mexican cheese. Serve hot sauce on the side for those that like it spicy.
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Posted: Thu, Sep 3, 2015