It’s Chili Time…

Farm Girl Chili
Original Recipe
by The Gourmet Farm Girl

1 pound lean ground beef
½ pound ground pork
1 medium onion chopped
4 Tablespoons chili powder (divided)
½ Tablespoon smoked paprika
1 Tablespoon cracked black pepper
2 Tablespoons brown sugar
2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 quart tomatoes juice
1 quart diced tomatoes
1 15.5 oz can kidney beans
1 15.5 oz can pinto beans

In a large stock pot over medium heat brown hamburger and pork; add onion; 2 Tablespoons of the chili powder; the pepper, smoked paprika and salt to the meat. Cook till no longer pink; 10-12 minutes.

Lower heat to simmer; add the tomato juice, diced tomatoes,one tablespoon chili powder
 and the garlic; simmer for 12-15 minutes on low heat

Add the beans; brown sugar and one more tablespoon chili powder; continue to simmer
 uncovered stirring often till flavors blend; 20-30 minutes.

Serve with sour cream, shredded cheddar, chopped chives or green onions
 or serve chili as is…

Chili may be cooled and stored in the refrigerator till the next day; chili will thicken; add
additional tomato juice if needed
Serves 8-10