Firehouse Chili

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Servings: 8-10
READY IN
2hrs 30mins
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 1⁄2 lbs ground beef (for the diet concious you can also use ground turkey)
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 fresh garlic clove, minced
  • 1 1⁄2 teaspoons salt
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 (8 ounce) cans Ro-Tel tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 2 (16 ounce) cans dark red kidney beans, undrained
  • 5 1⁄2 ounces tomato juice
Directions
  • Heat oil in a large pot. Brown together ground beef, onion and garlic; drain well.
  • Add all the spices along with the Ro-tel tomatoes, tomato sauce, kidney beans and tomato juice. Mix well and bring to a boil.
  • Simmer 1/2 hour uncovered and 1-1/2 hours covered. (If too thick you can add additional tomato juice or water).