Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Chili

Nothing beats homemade chili on chilly nights!

Here's my favorite recipe:

3/4 lb ground beef
1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes
1 can (14.5 oz) kidney beans
1 8oz can tomato sauce
1 green pepper chopped
1 med onion chopped
2 cloves of garlic minced
3-4 tsp chili powder
1 tsp basil
2 bay leaves
hot sauce (opt) to taste

Fry ground beef til browned with onions, green peppers and garlic. Put in a big pot with remaining ingredients. Simmer for at least 30 mins. Serve with shredded cheese, sweet cornbread and saltines. Make double or triple for larger crowds or to freeze for later meals.


The next day use leftovers for a really good plate of chili cheese fries or on a hotdog! Mmmmmm!

7 comments:

YayaOrchid said...

Oh my goodness! That chili sure does look good! I am so going to make your recipe!! I also like the idea of using it to make chili fries. Thank you for sharing!

Beth said...

Those chili cheese fries look amazing. Must check cabinets to see if I have the ingredients for this recipe! Beth

annamae said...

mmmm chili! we have a home made recipe too from my husbands family. I don't think to do the fries thing much though. I should try that again soon.

carrie said...

ooh, I love chili! I never thought to put it over fries with cheese. lovely! now I'm craving that.

Katherine said...

OMG!! The fries...Look...SOOO Good!!!!!
BTW I am in your sew craft blog...Stopping by to say HI.

Debra said...

oh I love chili, and yours looks good.

seemommysew said...

That looks so yummy! My DH would be thrilled with the chili fries!

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