This spicy chili features traditional ingredients like ground beef, green peppers and tomatoes, but carrots and white beans, make it deliciously different. Serve it over rice for a hearty meal. - Frank Fenti, New York
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Cook: 1-3/4 hours
Makes18 servings (4-1/4 quarts)
- 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
- 2 large green peppers, diced
- 1 medium onion, diced
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
- 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
- 1 medium carrot, chopped
- 1 celery rib, chopped
- 2 jalapeno peppers, finely chopped
- 2-1/2 teaspoons pepper blend
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- Hot cooked rice
- Sour cream
- Shredded Colby cheese
- In a stockpot, cook the beef, green peppers and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain. Add the tomatoes, beans, broth, carrot, celery, jalapenos and seasonings; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1-1/2 hours or until thick and bubbly.
- Serve with rice, sour cream and cheese.
This recipe was tested with McCormick's Hot Shot Black & Red Pepper. As a substitute for the 2-1/2 teaspoons of pepper blend in Four-Star Chili, combine 2 teaspoons coarsely ground pepper and 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper.
Editor's NoteWear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 106 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 273mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 3g fiber), 9g protein.
Originally published as Four-Star Chili in Taste of Home Ground Beef Cookbook-Book