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Recipes - AC Black Bean Chili

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America's Chefs Black Bean Chili

Yield - 12 cups

Cook time - 75 min


2 cups of Oberto Original Beef Jerky, chopped no bigger than half inch pieces
pound of chopped slab bacon or platter style thick cut bacon
lb. of Andouille sausages , chopped into inch slices

1 large onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 Anaheim or Poblano chili peppers with stems & seeds removed & chopped

1 to 4 Jalapeno peppers with stems & seeds removed & diced

1 - 4 oz. can roasted green chili , rinsed

5 cups of fresh tomatoes peeled and chopped

1/4 cup of cilantro finely chopped with stem removed

1 Bottle of Modelo Negro or other dark beer

1 can of beef broth

1 & 1/2 tsp of garlic powder

2 Tbsp of chili powder (or more to taste)

2 Tbsp of light brown sugar

1 Tbsp of cumin

1 tsp of paprika

1/2 tsp of pepper (or more to taste)

4 cans or cups of black beans ,cooked & drained

* For extra spicy chili add lb. of hotlinks sausage sliced into inch pieces

How to make it:

Cook bacon until fat is rendered but not crisp
Add onion and garlic, cook until tender - about 5 minutes
Add chili peppers, tomatoes and beef broth
Cook until tomatoes are soft - about 20 minutes
Combine chili powder, brown sugar, cumin, paprika and pepper - add to pot
Stir in beef jerky then cover with dark beer
Cook at a simmer or slow boil for 45 minutes then add sausage & black beans, bring to a boil and cook for 5 more minutes


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