MALE CHAUVINIST CHILI
Categories: Main dish, Crockpot , Jeff's Yield: 4 servings 6 ea Slices of bacon 10 oz Ground beef 10 oz Italian sausage (1" slices) 1 ea Onion (cut into chunks) 1 ea Bell pepper cut up 2 ea Garlic cloves (minced) 1 c Dark red wine 1 ts Dry mustard 4 oz Chile paste 1/4 ts Salt 15 oz Canned Kidney beans 15 oz Canned pinto or chili beans 1/2 ea Diced jalapeno pepper diced 1/2 c Worcestershire sauce 1 ts Celery seeds 1 ts Black pepper 15 oz Canned tomatoes (smashed)
1. Brown bacon in Chile pot (preferably 4 1/2 quart dutch oven). Drain, crumble bacon and set aside. 2. Pour bacon fat from pot, leaving only a film. Brown sausage and set aside with bacon. Pour sausage fat from pot, again leaving only a film. Fry hamburger, drain and set aside with other meats. 3. Pour excess fat from pot. Cook onion, pepper, garlic and Chile pepper over low heat 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in wine and Worcestershire sauce, simmer uncovered about 10 minutes. 4. Stir in mustard, celery seeds, chili paste, salt and pepper. Simmer 10 more minutes. Mash tomatoes and add with liquid and the meats to the onion mixture. 5. Heat to boiling, reduce heat and simmer, covered 1 1/2 hours, or longer if using crockpot. Best if made day before and reheated before serving.