Jalapeno Cafe Chili

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  • 2 pounds ground sirloin
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 small can tomato sauce
  • 1 can diced tomatoes in puree
  • 2 cans Bush's Chili Beans
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons Gebhardt's Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon Tabasco sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Chopped onion
  • Chopped pickled jalapeno
  • Grated longhorn Cheddar cheese
  • Thin strips fried corn tortillas


  1. Pour oil in heavy skillet or stock pot. Heat to high, add ground sirloin and brown.
  2. Stir and break up the meat, when the meat loses its red color, add garlic and chopped onion and continue cooking until the meat starts to brown.
  3. Add the chili powder and stir to coat all the meat.
  4. Add the tomato sauce, tomatoes, chili beans (without draining), and Tabasco sauce.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil, then lower heat to a simmer and cover. Check from time to tome and add stock or water as needed. Cook about 1 hour.
  6. Taste, correct the seasoning.
  7. Let cook 15 minutes longer.
  8. Take off heat, let stand five minutes, then serve with garnishes.

Posted by Darlene at Recipe Goldmine 1/19/2002 7:24 pm.

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