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Chunky Vegetable and Beef Chili

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Updated August 11, 2016
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So often we hear people arguing over which chili is the best -- chili recipes with ground beef, just beans, with vegetables... Well, here's a way to compromise that should satisfy everybody, with no compromising taste!

What You'll Need:
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 (16-ounce) can pinto beans, undrained
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 large zucchini, coarsely chopped
  • 2 red bell peppers, coarsely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
What To Do:
  1. In a 6-quart soup pot, brown the beef and the onion over medium-high heat 5 to 6 minutes, or until no pink remains in the beef; drain off the excess liquid.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients; mix well, cover, and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer an additional 45 to 50 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.

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Very good!!!

hmmm...honey? I've added cinnamon to my chili but never honey. i might try it tonight. i also like mine a lot spicier...I add chopped hot peppers, adobe chilis, cumin powder, garlic powder, marjoram and tyme.

honey calms (chili) pepper down


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