Award Winning Chili

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This delicious chili took 2nd place at our local chili cook-off! Bet you can't eat just one bowl. If it is too thick, add water 1/4 cup at a time until you reach desired consistency. Even better tasting the second day!

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can stewed tomatoes, chopped

  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste

  • 1 carrot, sliced

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 stalks celery, chopped

  • ¼ cup white wine

  • 1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes

  • ¼ cup chopped green bell pepper

  • ¼ cup chopped red bell pepper

  • cup bottled steak sauce

  • 5 slices bacon

  • 1 ½ pounds ground beef

  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package chili seasoning mix

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, drained

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

Directions

  1. In a large pot over medium-low heat, combine tomatoes, tomato paste, carrot, onion, celery, wine, pepper flakes, bell peppers and steak sauce.

  2. While tomato mixture is simmering, in a large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp. Remove to paper towels. Cook beef in bacon drippings until brown; drain. Stir chili seasoning into ground beef.

  3. Stir seasoned beef, cumin and bacon into tomato mixture. Continue to simmer until vegetables are tender and flavors are well blended.

  4. Stir in beans, cilantro and parsley. Heat through and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

373 Calories
22g Fat
23g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 373
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 64mg 21%
Sodium 1169mg 51%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 6g 22%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 24mg 121%
Calcium 64mg 5%
Iron 4mg 24%
Potassium 671mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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