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Fire Station Chili

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45 Min

We've all heard that firefighters are known for their talents in the fire station kitchen, so we're sharing a hot idea for a hearty beefy chili recipe that'll get you all fired up. Don't be's simple!

What You'll Need:
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 (16-ounce) cans red kidney beans, drained
What To Do:
  1. In a large pot, heat oil over medium-high heat; sauté onion and garlic 5 minutes, or until tender. Add ground beef and brown 8 to 10 minutes, or until no pink remains; drain off excess liquid.
  2. Add remaining ingredients; mix well.
  3. Reduce heat to low and cover; simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve immediately.

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Good stuff. I left out cumin, subbed one can of black beans for red and added about 1/2 cup sliced jalapeno's. Spicy hot and delicious.

I made this the other night. I used fresh beans in the slow cooker. was awesome with warm fresh bread.

Best quick chili recipe around. I stumbled across this a couple years ago and it's now my go to recipe for a hurried day.

VERY hot. May cut down on the powder next time. Excellent though and easy to make!

I was looking for a hearty chili - this is it! Very simple and great taste.

I love making one pot recipes...this is how i make my chili and it is so good :D

One of the BEST chili's I ever had.

Mr. Food, I love you web site. So easy to navigate for a not so talented computer user. Thank you.

What liquid is best at putting the fire out


Looks great! PS: I just got some green & red chili powder and dried red chili peppers from Hatch NM... Do you have any more recipes for these ingredients? What do you suggest for storing the dried red peppers? thanks, Con

Can't wait to try this and test it on my firefighter son.

I does sound easy and it does sound very good but I would add 1/2 chopped green pepper along with the onion. Along with a little pepper sauce and a pinch or two of sugar....yum


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