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"Chili meat" is coarsly ground beef. You can substitute any kind of ground beef if you can't find the chili grind.
1 onion, finely chopped
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
3 lb chili meat
1 Tbsp paprika
5-6 Tbsp chili powder
1 Tbsp cumin
1 tsp ground oregano
1 can tomato sauce
1 cup water
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper, to taste
1/2 tsp jalepeno pepper, to taste
Brown chili meat. Add all ingredients except peppers. Simmer 1 hr
covered. Add peppers. Simmer 1/2 hr covered. Serve with pinto
beans if desired. Garnish with chopped onions and grated cheese.
If in competition, defer adding spices until just before judging.