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Recipe : Entry # 7489
Maryann Littlejohn
(334) 215-2732
Recipe Title
Beef and Bacon Chili
Recipe Theme
September: Tailgating
Main Dishes
Wiregrass EC
¼ pound bacon
1 ¼ pounds ground beef
Two 15-ounce cans chili beans in sauce
One 28-ounce can diced tomatoes
½ of a 6-ounce can tomato paste
1 small onion, chopped
1 ½ stalks celery, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 green chili pepper, chopped
2 cubes beef bouillon
¼ cup beer
1/8 cup chili powder
½ tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
2 cloves garlic, minced
½ tablespoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon Tabasco
½ teaspoon dried basil
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon sugar
½ teaspoon black pepper
½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
½ teaspoon paprika
In a large pot, brown ground beef and bacon. Do not drain. Add chili beans, diced tomatoes, and tomato paste. Stir. Add onion, celery, bell pepper, chili pepper, bouillon cubes, and beer. Stir. Add chili powder, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, oregano, cumin, Tabasco, basil, salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, paprika, and sugar. Stir. Cover and simmer on low heat at least 2 hours, or cook 8-10 hours in crockpot on low. Adjust salt, black pepper, and chili powder to taste.