I used a local Porter (Beachside) beer and it worked great. DH requested shredded carrots instead of chopped next time. I used cayenne pepper and it had a real KICK! Next time Iíll use crushed red pepper.
This recipe compliments of Frank Lewis on WOGL.
Follow this recipe in the order it shows!
Franks Famous Chili Recipe
2 Tbsp oil
1 lb lean ground beef
1 cup chopped onion
2 cloves of garlic.....minced
1 cup carrots, finely chopped
1 cup red bell pepper, finely chopped
1 cup celery, finely chopped
1 tsp cumin
2 tsp oregano
2 Tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp red pepper
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 14oz can diced tomatoes
1 14oz can diced tomatoes (with Jalapeno peppers)
1 12 bottle of dark beer
2 15.5 cans of black beans
1/4 cup tomato paste
Heat oil in large Dutch oven over medium-high heat and add ground beef, browning on all sides.
Add onion and garlic and saute for 3 minutes
Add carrots, bell pepper and celery and cook for 3 minutes.
Stir in cumin, oregano, paprika and red pepper and cook for 1 minute.
Stir in tomatoes and beer and bring to a boil. Cover.... reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
Add beans and tomato paste and cook covered for another 15 minutes
Stir in brown sugar, salt and pepper.
Serve with crackers or over spaghetti.