Sweet and Sassy Chili

Sweet And Sassy Chili

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Roger Shirley

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@Rashibama

I ran across this recipe and added a few things to it. As noted below, it's important to use sorghum syrup and not molasses; but if you can't find real sorghum, molasses would probably do.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
Several
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

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    pound or so of ground beef
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    one large onion
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    2 15-oz cans of chili hot beans
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    2 15-oz cans of “chili ready” diced tomatoes
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    1 10-oz can of rotel “chili fixin’s”
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    cup or so of water
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    2 tbs vinegar
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    1 tbs worcestershire sauce
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    2 tsp of chili powder
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    ¼ tsp of ground red pepper (add more for heat)
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    1 tsp of salt (or more, to taste)
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    ¼ cup sorghum syrup (not molasses)
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    jalapeño peppers (optional)

How to Make Sweet and Sassy Chili

Step-by-Step

  1. Brown the beef, put in diced onions about halfway through, then reduce heat and cover
    In 4-cup Pyrex measuring cup, or whatever, put in the diced tomatoes and RoTel. Add water to make it 4 cups (one-quart). Or you can just eyeball it in the pot.

    Drain the beef/onions, pour into big pot
    Pour the tomato/RoTel/water mixture into pot
    Add beans, chili powder, red pepper, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, salt. Stir.
    Bring to a boil.
    Pour in the syrup, stir, bring back to boil. Stir.
    Reduce heat to medium, stirring occasionally, for a few minutes.
    Reduce heat to warm, cover and simmer for a while, until tomatoes are consistency you like.
    (Optional: Add jalapeño peppers and pepper juice before simmering for extra kick, or add to individual servings. Add additional chili powder, red pepper, salt to taste)
  2. FOR BEST RESULTS
    Let it sit in pot off eye of stove until it reaches near room temperature.
    Seal and refrigerate overnight.
    Reheat next day and enjoy.

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About Sweet and Sassy Chili

Course/Dish: Chili



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