Homemade Beef Chili
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8
  • 3 Tablespoons oil (olive or vegetable)
  • 2 lb ground beef
  • 6 ounces beef bacon or beef fry, cut in small cubes
  • 2 large spanish onions, peeled and finely diced
  • ½ jalapeno, seeds and membranes removed (*see note), peeled and finely diced
  • 1 bell pepper (any color), peeled and finely diced.
  • 2 large (28-ounce) cans crushed tomatoes
  • 2 cans kidney beans
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  1. Add oil to a large pot over medium heat. Add ground meat and stir to break it up. Cook for a minute or two until browned. Add the pieces of beef bacon and cook for an additional minute or two.
  2. Add onions and cook, stirring occasionally, for about five minutes, until limp.
  3. Add jalapeno, pepper, crushed tomatoes, beans and spices. Stir to distribute everything evenly.
  4. Bring to a boil, until the edges are bubbling.
  5. Lower flame, cover the pot and simmer for about 2-3 hours. Stir occasionally to prevent sticking.
  6. Serve hot.
Recipe by Overtime Cook at http://overtimecook.com/2015/12/23/homemade-beef-chili/