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Chili

Donna Clark - Cooking at Clark Towers
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 15 mins
Servings 12

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound sweet Italian sausage
  • 2 medium onions diced
  • 1 green pepper diced
  • 2 cups chopped celery
  • 2 28 ounce cans diced tomatoes
  • 2 cans rotel
  • 2 cans pinto beans drained and rinsed
  • 2 cans red kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 2 cans black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 large can bush's original baked beans optional
  • 1 medium bulb black garlic peeled (1 of 6 secret ingredients)
  • 6 cloves garlic peeled and minced
  • 1/2 cup Moroccan tomato onion relish 2 of 6 secret ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon cherry wood smoked white Himalayan sea salt 3 of 6 secret ingredients
  • 1/4 cup no salt Contoocook chili powder 4 of 6 secret ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons Madagascar black peppercorn infused olive oil 5 of 6 secret ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons dark chocolate balsamic vinegar 6 of 6 secret ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons Kosher salt

Instructions
 

  • In a large stock pot brown hamburger and sausage, drain and remove and set aside.
  • Add olive oil to stock pot, saute onions, celery, green pepper till soft 4-6 minutes. add both garlics and continue sauteing for another minute. add the chili powder, and both salts.
  • Add diced tomatoes and the rotel along with the Moroccan tomato onion relish
  • Add the beans and the browned beef. partially cover and let it simmer for 4 hours
  • Add the balsamic vinegar and taste for seasoning add salt as needed
  • serve with shredded cheddar cheese and sour cream