Recipe: ANDY BEALS CHILI

Title: ANDY BEALS' CHILI
Categories: Entrees, Usenet
Yield: 12 cups

5 C Beans, canned (drained) 2 Green bell peppers, diced
6 C Tomatoes, stewed 2 md Onions, diced (or less)
2 lb Beef, cut into bite-sized Beer, flavorful (1 bottle)
-pieces and browned 2 T Cumin
-(don't use ground beef) 2 t Paprika
2 Garlic cloves, chopped 1 t Cayenne pepper
3 md Jalapeno peppers, cut up

Saute the meat and onions. You may do it in the same pan that you are
going to put the chili in. The meat should be brown on the outside, but you
don't have to cook it much at this time. Drain the fat from the beef.

Put everything in a big pot over low heat (a slow cooker is handy) and stir
together. Wait half an hour to an hour and check the flavor of the soupy
base. Adjust as you see fit. Perhaps add more beer, hot peppers, or
spices. Repeat as necessary. Wait as long as you can, stirring
occasionally. You may eat it when the beans and beef are soft. Serve with
bread, fresh-baked biscuits or cornbread.

This is best if it has cooked at least overnight. Generally it's ready for
consumption after about three hours. If you can't turn your stove down to
a very low heat, you're bound to burn the bottom of the chili a little, but
as long as you don't scrape it off, it will taste okay. Slow-cookers are
great in this regard!

At the three hour mark, the chili is somewhat soupy. If you want it to
thicken up, turn up the heat a bit and let it boil off the excess water.
While doing this, stir every few minutes or you may burn the bottom!

NOTES:

* Andy's own recipe for meat/bean chili -- This is the descendant of the
chili that I've been making since 1974.

* I change the proportions of ingredients (double the beef, drop the
beans, add LOTS more cumin) all the time; this recipe is just a general
guideline. The amount of garlic given in the recipe is very conservative.
Garbanzo beans (chick peas) are nice, but they take a lot longer to cook.
Making it with lamb or Italian sausage instead of beef is also interesting.
Cherry peppers instead of jalapeno peppers are very nice also.

* Do not use wimpy American beer! I have found that Moosehead adds a good
flavor, and I bet that Anchor Steam will too.

: Difficulty: easy.
: Time: 15 minutes preparation, 3 hours cooking.
: Precision: no need to measure.

: Andrew Scott Beals
: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore Ca
: bandy@lll-crg.arpa, {ihnp4,pyramid,seismo,topaz,ll-xn}!lll-crg!bandy

: Copyright (C) 1986 USENET Community Trust



Related Recipes

12 Ts Dried Chili Flakes  |  1981 World Champ Butterfield Stageline Chili  |  1981 World Championship Butterfield Stageline Chili  |  20000 Prize Winning Chili  |  A Red Chili Nightmare  |  Andy Beals Chili  |  Amarillo Chili  |  Arcadian Eight Bean Chili  |  Artichoke Chili Dip  |  Australian Dinkum Chili Original Recipe  |  Australian Dinkum Chili  |  Authentic Texas Border Chili  |  Black Bean Chili Burgers  |  Beef Chili With Navy Beans  |  Beef And Macaroni Chili  |  Bert Greenes Peppered Chili  |  Black Bean Chili With Toasted Spice Seasoning  |  Black Bean Chili  |  Brown Bag Gourmet Chili  |  Bulgur Chili  |  Butternut Squash And Ancho Chili Puree  |  Buzzards Breath Chili  |  C Cubed Casserole Corn Cheese Chilis  |  Capitol Punishment Chili  |  Cheese Chili Bites  |  Chernobyl Chili  |  Chili Bar On  |  Chili Cheese Burgers  |  Chili Cheese Cubes  |  Chili Cheese Dip  |  Chili Cheese Jubilee  |  Chili Dip   |  Chili Grits  |  Chili Mac N Cheddar  |  Chili Nawlins  |  Chili Our Way  |  Chili Primero  |  Chili Relleno Casserole  |  Chili Rice  |  Chili Stack  |  Chilied Red Bean Dip  |  Chilies Rellenos  |  Chilipetin Sauce  |  Capital Punishment Chili  |  Caribou Chili  |  Carroll Shelbys Chili  |  Chain Saw Chili  |  Chasing Chili  |  Chayote Corn Stuffed Chilies With Red Sauce  |  Chili Bean Casserole  |  Chili Beans  |  Chili Blanco Especial  |  Chili Cheese Cornsticks  |  Chili Cheese Log  |  Chili Cheese Puff  |  Chili Cheese Roll  |  Chili Chefs  |  Chili Con Carne Winchester  |  Chili Con Carne  |  Chili Con Carrot  |  Chili Con Elote  |  Chili Con Queso Dip  |  Chili Con Queso  |  Chili Corn Sauce Master Chefs  |  Chili Dogs  |  Chili Elizabeth Taylor  |  Chili H Allen Smith  |  Chili Peanuts  |  Chili Rellenos  |  Chili Sauce Sugar Free  |  Chili Sauce  |  Chili Seasoning Mix  |  Chili Two Rivers  |  Chili Woody Desilva  |  Chili A La Franey  |  Chili And Corn Relish  |  Chili With Beans  |  Chili With Rice  |  Chili  |  Chilies Rellenos Stuffed With Herbed Chevre  |  Chilies  |  Chilis In Oil Nam Prik Pow  |  
Main Categories


Specialty

 

 

Home  |  Contact