Texas-Style Chili

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19 Ingredients
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Makes 8 Servings
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45 Minutes
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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds lean Ground Beef

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 jalapeño pepper, ribs and seeds removed, chopped

  • 4 garlic cloves, minced

  • 2 tablespoon chili powder

  • 1 tablespoon paprika

  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt

  • 1 can (8 ounce) tomato sauce

  • 1 can (10 ounce) diced tomatoes & green chilies, undrained

  • 1 cup beer

  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese

Suggested Toppings

  • Sour cream

  • Sliced green onions

  • Shredded cheddar cheese

Preparation

  1. Heat a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat; add oil. Lower heat to medium; add onion, bell pepper and jalapeño pepper stirring occasionally until tender, approximately 4 – 7 minutes. Add garlic and cook for an additional minute.

  2. Increase heat to medium-high and add Ground Beef. Break it up with a wooden spoon and stir gently until browned, about 7 minutes.

  3. Add chili powder, paprika, cumin, oregano, black pepper and salt; cook 1 minute.

  4. Add tomato sauce, diced tomatoes & green chilies, and beer; bring to a boil.  Reduce heat to low, cover and cook 30 minutes. Add shredded cheese. Serve with your favorite toppings.

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