My Award Winning Molasses Chili

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barbara lentz

By
@blentz8

Years ago when my son was in boy scouts I won the chili cook off with this recipe. The boys served as judges so I guess my secret ingredient of brown sugar gave them the sweet heat that they liked.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 large
    onion diced
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 can(s)
    14.5 oz. chili beans
  • 1 large
    can 28 oz. crushed tomtoes
  • 1 large
    can 15 oz tomato sauce
  • 1 c
    beef broth
  • 1/2 c
    molasses
  • 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    each cumin and red pepper flakes
  • 1 Tbsp
    smoked paprika
  • ·
    shredded cheddar cheese for serving (optional)

How to Make My Award Winning Molasses Chili

Step-by-Step

  1. Brown the ground beef with the onions and season with salt and pepper. Drain. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat and simmer 1 hour adding some water if it gets too thick.
  3. Sprinkle cheese on top to serve.

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About My Award Winning Molasses Chili

Course/Dish: Chili
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American



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