Messing Family Recipes


Chili without Beans

  1. Place the ground beef, onion and garlic in a pot over medium heat.
  2. Cook, stirring to crumble the beef, until the beef is no longer pink and the onion is tender.
  3. Drain off the fat.
  4. Combine the chili powder, cumin and basil; add to beef.
  5. Cook and stir to coat the meat.
  6. Pour in tomatoes, green chilies, tomato sauce, beer and vinegar.
  7. Bring to a boil and stir to loosen any bits that are stuck to the bottom.
  8. Mix in brown sugar, hot pepper sauce, salt and pepper.
  9. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 3 hours.
  10. Remove the lid for the last 30 minutes.

Makes 8 servings

Source: modified from Allrecipes Touchdown Chili