Bill’s Chili
 pounds stew meat or hamburger
 tablespoon paprika
 ounce can tomato sauce
 tablespoon oregano
 ounce can whole or crushed tomatoes
 tablespoon cumin
 cans (15 oz) kidney beans  garlic to taste (I use 4 cloves)
 med/large onion  pinch salt
 cup chili pepper
 tablespoons corn starch

---- for hot chili add these------
** 1/2 tablespoon red pepper (cayenne)
**  1 tablespoon crushed red pepper
**  3 jalapeno peppers

chili picture

In a 2 quart pan sear meat, then add tomato sauce, tomatoes, kidney beans, chili pepper, red pepper, paprika, oregano, onions, garlic, salt, cumin, crushed red pepper and cut jalapeno peppers into slices and add. cover and simmer for about 2 hours.

Mix the corn starch with warm water into a thick but flowable mixture, stir into chili. Simmer about 1 hour. Enjoy!

Yield: 5-6 servings Originator: Bill Wescott - New London, CT

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Comments from people who have tried this recipe:

3/13/13 - Bill everyone enjoyed this. I make this every time people are always asking for the chili. Respectfully submitted, Brian G. Stoughton, Wi

  • Thanks glad you like it, it goes over well here and when we have block parties. Bill Wescott