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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

The Other Place Chili

My mom and aunt got this recipe from The Other Place Restaurant in Watertown, SD when they worked there.  A very good recipe and makes a huge batch.  Scale it down if you must but I prefer to make the 2 1/2 gal recipe so I have some to take to another family or stock my freezer.

5 lbs. groud beef, seasoned, browned, and drained
3 onions, chopped or 1 cup dehydrated onions
5 cloves garlic
4 cups ketchup
50 ounces tomato soup
1 gallon beans, drained and rinsed.  I like to use a variety.
3/4 gallon water and/or broth
1/4 cup chili powder
*(my personal additions - home canned tomatoes, oregano, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce.  All to taste.)

Brown the beef with the onion.  Add minced garlic and cook 1 minute more.  Add remaining ingredients.  Simmer on low for a couple hours, stirring occasionally.  Best of made at least one day in advance.

Delicious served with fresh chopped red onion, shredded cheese, and a dollop of sour cream with corn bread on the side.

(I don't know about you but I don't have a pot this big.  So I brown the beef, onion, and garlic.  Then transfer it to a big bowl and add the remaining ingredients.  Then I portion it out for what we would use for one meal.  I simmer each batch for an hour or so, or crock pot on low for 4 hours before eating.)

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