Chili Cheese Coneys as served at JJ's Red Hots in Charlotte, North Carolina as seen on Food Network's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives episode 2604.
Recipe courtesy of JJ's Red Hots

Char-Heel Chili

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 30 min
  • Active: 30 min
  • Yield: 5 quarts
  • Nutrition Info

Ingredients

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the tomato paste, ketchup, chili powder, Worcestershire, paprika, garlic powder, salt, vinegar, black pepper and cayenne pepper. Stir well.
  2. Add the ground beef and 3 cups water to a large stockpot. Use a gloved hand to break up the beef. Bring to a simmer.
  3. Add the tomato paste mixture and another 3 cups water; stir to fully incorporate. Simmer for 1 hour, skimming off the excess fat that rises to the surface.