Hearty Noel Chili
Looking for a meal to ward off the winter chill? Then try a big bowl of this quick and hearty homemade chili. And it won’t take all day to make. Just open a few cans, do a little bit of chopping and 50 minutes later you’ll have some spice-a-licious holiday chili to warm your family and friends.
1 1/2 pounds ground beef
1/2 pound bacon, diced
1 1/2 cups onions, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
1 red pepper, chopped
1/2 cup jalapeno peppers, chopped
1 can (28 ounce) tomatoes, diced
2 cans (40 ounces each) kidney beans
2 cans (15 ounces each) pork & beans
In a large skillet, cook beef in olive oil over medium heat until browned. Add diced bacon, onions, peppers, jalapeno peppers and garlic; sauté until vegetables are tender. In a large cooking pot, combine sautéed vegetables with tomatoes, beans, bay leaf, salt and seasonings; cook over medium heat for 20 to 30 minutes.
Yield: 6 – 8 servings.