HOT DOGEY CHILI (sallye)
Nothing fancy, just super good chili.
3 lblean coarse ground beef
1 can(s)16 oz hunts tomato sauce (or 2 small cans)
1 can(s)hunts petite diced tomatoes (approx 14 oz)
1 mediumdiced onion
1/2 Tbspgarlic powder (not salt)
1 Tbspsea salt
1 tspground black pepper
1 tspcayenne pepper
1 Tbspground cumin (or maybe 2 to taste)
1 tsptabasco sauce
4 Tbspchili powder (heaping spoons)
1 Tbspsmoked paprika
1 qtwater (approximately)
6diced chili peppers (optional)
1 Tbspmasa harina or corn meal
12 ozbeer (optional)
1 can(s)ranch style or bush's chili beans (optional)
How to Make HOT DOGEY CHILI (sallye)
- Sear meat, onions and garlic in heavy dutch oven or stewpot over medium high heat....
Add tomato sauce and tomatoes and water to 2" over top of meat mixture....
Stir with wooden spoon until well mixed...l
Add all other ingredients except masa(or cornmeal)
- Turn heat down to simmer.....
Add more water if needed so that meat mixture is covered with 2 inches of water...
Simmer between 45 minutes to 1-1/2 hour, stirring regularly....
Add water if needed to keep at least 1-1/2" of sauce over meat mixture
- About 15 minutes before done, mix masa or cornmeal with warm water to make a paste....
Stir into chili to thicken and continue to simmer for 15 more minutes
- Note: Check and stir often, adding water as needed
Note: If desired, add a can of Ranch style beans or kidney beans during the last 15 minutes
Good served with plain or mexican cornbread muffins
You may also sprinkle grated cheese and chopped green onions on top