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Recipe : Entry # 7736
Name
Linda Daniel
Phone
(334) 215-2732
Recipe Title
Firehouse Chili
Recipe Theme
January: Chili
Category
Main Dishes
Cooperative
Baldwin EMC
Ingredients
1 package of lean ground sirloin or lean ground pork loin
1 tablespoon Southern Flavor garlic seasoning
1 cup chopped bell peppers (green, yellow and red)
1 bunch chopped green onions
1 package chili seasoning mix
1 large can diced tomatoes
1 small can tomatoes with green chili peppers (Rotel or equivalent)
1 can whole kernel corn, drained
1 can black beans, drained
1 can dark or light red kidney beans
¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
Juice squeezed from 1 fresh lime
Directions
Brown the ground meat with the seasoning, add fresh peppers and onions to sauté into the meat mixture. Add tomatoes and canned ingredients. Stir in cilantro and lime juice; let simmer for 20-30 minutes. Serve with shredded Mexican cheese, sour cream, chopped green onions for toppings. Really good with tortilla chips or cornbread!
Tell us about your recipe
I have always created my own version of everything in the kitchen and this recipe is one that I particularly LOVE to make! It won first place two years in a row at my mama's assisted living facility, judged by firemen! The chili contest was always fun and the residents got to enjoy it for their supper after the judging. My mother passed away at the end of May, but I intend to remember her every time I make it. And I call it Firehouse Chili because of how much those judges loved it! I hope you will too.