Janie's Chile Con Carne

Janie's Chile Con Carne Recipe

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Janie Massey

By
@Shebalucky

I kept tweaking my chili recipe until I finally settled on this one. It has received my family's seal of approval :)

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
6-8
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
4 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground beef- sirloin or round
  • 1 1/2 c
    onion, chopped
  • 1 c
    green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 can(s)
    28oz. crushed tomatoes, plain or italian style
  • 2 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1/4 tsp
    basil, dried
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper (or to taste)
  • 3/4 tsp
    celery seed
  • 2 can(s)
    16oz. kidney beans, drained (or)
  • 2 can(s)
    16oz. chili beans, in chili sauce, undrained

How to Make Janie's Chile Con Carne

Step-by-Step

  1. In a dutch oven, cook beef, onion, green pepper and garlic until meat is lightly browned.
    Drain any accumulated fat.
  2. Add tomatoes and all spices and bring to the boiling point. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer 1 1/2 - 3 hours. Add the kidney or chili beans in the last 45 minutes of cooking.
  3. May thicken if desired with a paste of flour or cornstarch mixed with water, slowly added while stirring.

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About Janie's Chile Con Carne

Course/Dish: Beef, Chili
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #carne, #con




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