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Chrissy's Easy Home-style Cowboy Chili

Perfect and so easy for those warm cozy nights you just want some good old soul warming! 

Also just for every kind of cook out there I have added directions for Cast iron, Slow-Cooker, stove-top, and conventional oven cooking. 

Chrissy’s Easy Home-style Cowboy Chili

2 Lbs Ground Beef
1 Lg Can Tomato Sauce or Diced Tomatoes
1 15 Oz Can Kidney Beans Drained and Rinsed
1 15 OZ Can Pinto Beans
1 15 OZ Can White American Beans (Optional)
1 ½ Cups Chopped Onion
1 Can Mild Green Chili’s  (add hot peppers if you want it spicy) 
¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
½ tsp brown sugar
½ tsp parsley
½ tsp oregano
2 Tablespoons of minced garlic
1 tsp ground black pepper
1 tsp salt
½ tsp ground cumin (optional)
¼ cup chili powder
½ bottle of favorite hickory smoke BBQ sauce
 4 stocks chopped celery
4 whole peeled and shredded carrots (optional) 
1/2 Cups chicken stock
½ Cup cooked bacon
2 Cups shredded Cheese to garnish top
A dollop of sour cream if desired to garnish

Start by browning ground beef over medium heat with onion and garlic. Cook until evenly browned. Drain any excess fat or grease.

Add all remaining ingredients; stir until all ingredients are fully incorporated. Bring to a hard boil then turn down and continue cooking over Low heat (simmer) stirring occasionally for 2 hours.

Lastly always cover and let rest 10 minutes before serving. 

If using a slow cooker let cook on low for 8-10 hours in slow-cooker.

Cast Iron Dutch-oven in the oven is at 350 degrees F 1 ½ hours.

Serve and enjoy. 

Makes roughly 8-10 Servings


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