19-Alarm Chili

19-Alarm Chili is a Chicago Fire Department special!

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  • 1 #10 can tomato puree
  • 1 #10 can whole peeled tomatoes, chopped
  • 6 pounds good ground beef
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup commercial chili powder
  • 3 tablespoons whole oregano leaves
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 #10 can red kidney beans, drained


  • Cheddar cheese, grated
  • Sour cream
  • Yellow onions, peeled and diced


  1. In a large pot bring the tomato puree and whole tomatoes to a slow boil.
  2. While this is heating, brown the ground beef with chopped onion. Add this to the tomato mixture. Add chili powder and simmer for 1 hour.
  3. Add oregano, salt and pepper to taste and simmer 15 minutes.
  4. Add kidney beans and simmer 30 minutes.

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