Ultimate Chili Con Carne

Number of Servings: 
1
Yield: 
Batch
Prep Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
2 Hours
Ingredients: 

2 onions, chopped
4 clove garlic, crushed
3 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 dash Sea salt and cracked black pepper
3 bay leaves
1 pound organic ground beef
2 tablespoon hot paprika
4 tablespoon hot chili powder
5 tablespoon malt vinegar
3 tablespoon sundried tomato puree
3 tablespoon tomato puree (or just use 6 tbsp tomato puree if don’t have sundried tomato paste)
2 can of diced plum tomatoes (14 oz)
1 19 oz cans red kidney beans (19 oz)
1 19 oz can black beans (19 oz)
300 milliliter good quality red wine
2 cup fresh cremini mushrooms, sliced
1 red pepper, diced
1 dash Tabasco
2 cup long grain rice
1 Aged cheddar, grated

Instructions: 

Heat 3 tbsp olive oil in a large heavy saucepan or casserole dish. Add garlic and onion and sauté until softened. Add cumin, oregano, sea salt, cracked black pepper, and bay leaves and cook for 2 minutes. Add ground beef and brown all over.

In a small bowl, mix malt vinegar, paprika and chili powder together. Add to beef and stir for 1 minute longer. Add tomato puree, diced tomatoes, red kidney beans and wine. Add mushrooms, red pepper and red chili and season again.

Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and allow to simmer for 1.5 to 2 hours, stirring often. Serve alongside boiled long grain rice, grated aged cheddar, and Tabasco and crème fraiche.

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