Janie's Chile Con Carne

Janie's Chile Con Carne Recipe

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Janie Massey


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

25 Min
4 Hr
Stove Top


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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
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


  • 1In a dutch oven, cook beef, onion, green pepper and garlic until meat is lightly browned.
    Drain any accumulated fat.
  • 2Add 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.
  • 3May 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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