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Everybody's Chili

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Category: Chili

 Ingredients List

  • 2 ts Olive oil, or salad oil
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 1 Red bell pepper, stemmed,
  • -seeded, and chopped
  • 1 c Celery, sliced
  • 2 Cloves garlic, minced
  • 15 oz Pinto beans (canned)
  • 15 oz Kidney beans (canned)
  • 15 oz Tomatoes with juice, chopped
  • 10 1/2 oz Red chili sauce, or
  • -enchilada sauce
  • 1 c Beer, or vegetable broth
  • 2 ts Menudo spice mix
  • 1/2 ts Ground coriander
  • 1/2 Ground cinnamon
  • Lime wedges*
  • 1 c Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/2 c Fresh cilantro leaves,
  • -slightly chopped


1. To a 6- to 8-quart pan over medium-high heat, add oil, onion, pepper,
celery, and garlic. Cook, stirring, until tinged brown, 6 minutes.

2. Add beans, tomatoes with juice, chili sauce, beer, menudo spice,
coriander, and cinnamon. Reduce heat to medium-low, and cook until flavors
are well blended, about 45 minutes. Serve, or cool and refrigerate up to 4

3. Squeeze lime, and sprinkle cheese and cilantro, over individual

Alan Azulay created this recipe because he wanted a dish that would satisfy
everyone at potlucks, that could be made ahead and that would reheat in a
microwave. His flavor secret is menudo spice mix, which you'll find in the
ethnic section at most supermarkets, or in Latino markets.

Cooking time: About 55 minutes Prep time: About 15 minutes.

Per serving: 221 cal., 26% (58 cal.) from fat; 11 g protein; 6.4 g fat (3.2
g sat.); 32 g carbo.; 1,115 mg sodium; 15 mg chol.

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