El Tovar Lodge Chili

This chili is a favorite at the El Tovar Lodge at Grand Canyon, Arizona.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 filets mignon, diced
  • 1 pound pork loin, diced
  • 1 white onion, finely diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 (12 ounce) cans beer
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon Tabasco sauce
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Sauté the first four ingredients for 5 minutes.
  2. Add remaining ingredients. Simmer for 2 to 3 hours on low heat.
  3. Put an individual portion of chili into an oven proof bowl and top with Monterey jack cheese.
  4. Run under broiler for a few moments until cheese has melted and is slightly brown.