With it getting chilly outside, warm up with a delicious bowl of chilli!

Garlic bread dunked in chili

Prep time: 25 minutes

Cooking time: 35 minutes

Makes: 8 servings

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) vegetable oil
  • 3 medium onions, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) ground pepper
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) chili powder
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) ground cumin
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 2 lb (907 g) lean ground beef
  • 796 mL can Italian tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp (30 mL) Dijon mustard
  • 2x 540 mL cans kidney beans, black beans or pinto beans (or a mixture of all, approximately 2 cups total)
  • Furlani Garlic Breadsticks

 

Directions:

  1. In a large pot, heat oil over medium-high. Add onions, garlic and green pepper. Season with salt and pepper, and cook 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add, chili powder, oregano, cumin, chipotle and cinnamon. Cook, stirring until the mixture begins to brown, 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add ground beef and cook, breaking up with a spoon, until cooked through, 6-8 minutes.
  4. Add canned tomatoes, Dijon mustard, beans and simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Serve with Furlani Garlic Bread Sticks, baked according to package instructions.

 

Enhance your chili with these toppings:

  • Sour cream
  • Grated sharp cheddar
  • Sliced jalapeño peppers
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Guacamole