Beefy Chili Con Carne Recipe

Ingredients

 2 tbsp. olive oil
 1 onion, chopped
 ¾ lb. stewing beef, in bite-sized pieces
 ½ lb. ground beef
 3 tbsp. chili powder
 3 cloves garlic, minced
 ½ tsp salt
 ½ tsp salt
 15 oz. can tomatoes
 15 oz. can red kidney beans, rinsed & drained
 ¼ cup cornmeal
 2 tbsp. cocoa powder

Directions

1

In a large cast iron or enamel pot, heat the oil over medium-low heat. Add the onions and saute for 5 minutes.

2

Add the stewing beef, increase the heat to medium, and fry (stirring frequently) for 5 minutes – until the beef is lightly browned.

3

Add the ground beef and cook (stirring frequently) for 5 minutes – until slightly browned.

4

Add the chili powder, garlic, and salt. Stir into the meat. Add the water and tomatoes, and break up the tomatoes with a wooden spatula. Cover and simmer for 1 hour – stirring occasionally.

5

Add the kidney beans, cover, and simmer for another 1 hour – stirring occasionally.

6

Add the cornmeal and cocoa. Simmer and stir frequently for 20 minutes – until the cornmeal is cooked and the chili thickened.

Ingredients

 2 tbsp. olive oil
 1 onion, chopped
 ¾ lb. stewing beef, in bite-sized pieces
 ½ lb. ground beef
 3 tbsp. chili powder
 3 cloves garlic, minced
 ½ tsp salt
 ½ tsp salt
 15 oz. can tomatoes
 15 oz. can red kidney beans, rinsed & drained
 ¼ cup cornmeal
 2 tbsp. cocoa powder

Directions

1

In a large cast iron or enamel pot, heat the oil over medium-low heat. Add the onions and saute for 5 minutes.

2

Add the stewing beef, increase the heat to medium, and fry (stirring frequently) for 5 minutes – until the beef is lightly browned.

3

Add the ground beef and cook (stirring frequently) for 5 minutes – until slightly browned.

4

Add the chili powder, garlic, and salt. Stir into the meat. Add the water and tomatoes, and break up the tomatoes with a wooden spatula. Cover and simmer for 1 hour – stirring occasionally.

5

Add the kidney beans, cover, and simmer for another 1 hour – stirring occasionally.

6

Add the cornmeal and cocoa. Simmer and stir frequently for 20 minutes – until the cornmeal is cooked and the chili thickened.

Beefy Chili Con Carne Recipe