Favorite Chili

Favorite Chili


1 medium onion, chopped

2 garlic cloves, minced

1/2 Teaspoon salt

1/4 Teaspoon cayenne pepper

2 Tablespoons chili powder

1 1/2 Teaspoons ground cumin

1/8 Teaspoon ground cinnamon

2 Pounds lean ground beef

1 Large can mild chile beans

14.5 Ounce canned diced tomatoes

1 1/2 Cups Monterey Jack cheese, shredded


In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium-high heat for 1 minute.

Add onion; cook until golden, about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add garlic and cook 30 seconds, stirring until fragrant.

Add salt, red pepper, chili powder, beans, cumin, cinnamon and ground beef. Cook until browned, about 6 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain excess fat from pan.

Add tomatoes and 4 cups of water. Bring to a boil. Turn down heat and let simmer for 2 hours. Serve with shredded cheese and sour cream. Tostitos or Frito’s may be served on the side.

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