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Willie's Chili

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"A culinary experience with a blend of spices and just the right flavor of down-home Texas goodness. Jalapenos may be added for a little more spice."
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2 h 50 m servings 212
Original recipe yields 30 servings


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  1. Soak onions in water in a large bowl until the water takes on some of the onion flavor, at least 1 hour.
  2. Heat a large pot over medium-high heat. Cook and stir beef in the hot skillet until browned completely, about 10 minutes.
  3. Stir onion-and-water mixture, diced tomatoes, and diced tomatoes with green chile peppers with the beef in the pot; bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for about 90 minutes.
  4. Stir paprika, chili powder, sugar, seasoned salt, garlic powder, cumin, marjoram, and cayenne pepper into the liquid until dissolved; continue to cook at a simmer for 1 hour more.
  5. Stir cornmeal into the chili, 1 tablespoon at a time, simmering for a minute to check consistency before adding the next.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 212 calories; 8.3 8.6 24.9 59 455 Full nutrition

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An excellent basic chili recipe. Simple, no exotic ingredients, and easily editable to individual taste. Bravo!!!