Zelda's Spicey Chili--with or with out Beans

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Zelda Hopkins

By
@Zelda51

In the fall or winter there is always room for chili. I make it several times a year and this is my favorite way.I hope you like it as much as we do. Maybe rice sounds odd but its really good.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
Serves 6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 3 lb
    ground chuck, cooked and drain
  • 1 c
    long grain rice, cooked
  • 3/4 tsp
    coarse sea salt
  • 2 tsp
    olive oil
  • 4 medium
    scallions, thinly sliced
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp
    cumin
  • 1 large
    jalapeno pepper, chopped finely
  • 1 large
    red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 medium
    zucchini, cut in 1 inch pieces
  • 1 can(s)
    stewed tomatoes, 14 1/2 oz
  • 1 can(s)
    v--8 5 1/2 oz.
  • 1/3 c
    chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp
    chili powder

How to Make Zelda's Spicey Chili--with or with out Beans

Step-by-Step

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring 2 1/4 cups of water to a boil.Add the rice and 1/4 tsp. of the salt, reduce to simmer.Cover and cook until the rice is tender, About 17 minutes. Set aside.
  2. In a large sauce pan, heat the oil until hot but not smoking over medium- high heat. Add Ground Beef, Scallions, Garlic and Jalapeno.Cook, stirring occasionally, until the scallions and Hamburger is cooked. About 4 minutes. Add the bell pepper and zucchini and cook until crisp tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in the stewed tomatoes, V-8 juice, cilantro, cumin, lime juice, chili powder, rice and the remaining 1/2 tsp. salt.
    Cook, stirring occasionly, until the the chili is slightly thickened and the flavors are blended, about 7 minutes.about 7 minutes. I want you to know if you want beans in it you can.

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About Zelda's Spicey Chili--with or with out Beans

Course/Dish: Chili
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American




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