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Tucson Jailhouse Chili

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Category: Main Dish, Chili

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Onion
  • 6 Cloves garlic, peeled
  • 2 lb Ground beef
  • 1 cn Diced green chilies (4 oz)
  • 1 cn Jalapeno peppers (4 oz)
  • 1 cn Diced tomatoes (12 oz)
  • 1 cn Tomato paste (6 oz)
  • 6 tb Chili powder (or more)
  • 3 ts Ground cumin
  • 1 tb Vinegar
  • 2 tb Brown sugar
  • 1 tb Salad oil
  • 1 lb Pinto or kidney beans,
  • -cooked and drained
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Grated sharp Cheddar cheese
  • -(garnish)
  • Sliced green onions
  • -(garnish)


Dice onion; saute in heavy Dutch oven. Dice garlic and add when onions are
clear. Stir for 30 seconds; add ground beef, green chilis, jalapeno
peppers, tomatoes, tomato paste, chili powder, cumin, vinegar, brown sugar,
oil and drained beans. Simmer for 1 1/2 to 2 hours (DO NOT BOIL). Adjust
seasoning with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with cheese and green
onion. Serve with corn chips.

Makes 6 servings.

[Family Circle GREAT IDEAS Vol 12 No 4] Posted by Fred Peters. (and taste
tested by Bud Cloyd)

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