Rough Rider Chili

August 12, 2010

This recipe was created David Prosser of Fargo, North Dakota.

Makes 12 servings

Ingredients
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 pounds ground beef
  • Chili Spice Mixture (recipe follows)
  • 2 15-ounce cans, rinsed and drained, or 3 1/2 cups cooked dry-packaged kidney beans
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes in juice, undrained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles, drained
  • 1-1/2 cups dark beer (NOTE: Non-alcoholic beer may be substituted. )
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 3-4 drops hot pepper sauce
  • 1-1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • Assorted garnishes: shredded cheese, sliced green onions, sour cream
Preparation
  1. In a large pot sauté onion, celery, green pepper, and garlic in oil until tender, about 5 minutes; stir in beef.
  2. Cook over medium-high heat until browned, about 10 minutes; drain fat.
  3. Stir in Chilli Spice Mixture and remaining ingredients, except garnishes.
  4. Heat to boiling; reduce heat and simmer, covered, 2 – 1/2 to 3 hours, stirring occasionally.
  5. Ladle chilli into bowls and serve with assorted garnishes.

Chilli Spice Mixture

Makes about 1/4 cup

Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
Preparation
  1. Combine all ingredients.
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