Doe's Chili

Total Time:
2 hr 10 min
15 min
1 hr 55 min

25 to 30 servings

  • 5 pounds coarse ground beef
  • 3/4 cup chili powder
  • 1/4 cup cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 32 ounces tomato paste
  • 10 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 12 -ounce cans tomato sauce
  • 1 128 -ounce can pinto beans in chili sauce
  • 1 10 -ounce can beef broth
  • 1 large yellow onion, diced
  • 1 large green bell pepper, diced
  • Tamales, for serving
  • Into a large pot set over medium heat, add the ground beef and cover with water. Bring to a simmer and cook just until the meat is cooked through, 20 to 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Strain the beef and then add back into the pot. Add the chili powder, cayenne, cumin, salt, sugar, tomato paste, garlic, tomato sauce, pinto beans, broth, onions and peppers and mix until well combined and thick. Add 2 cups water to the pot to thin slightly and simmer for 1 hour 30 minutes.

  • To serve, spoon some chili on top of beef tamales or use as a side dish.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional and makes a large quantity. The Food Network Kitchens have not tested it for home use and therefore cannot make any representation as to the results.

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