Firemans Chili Recipe

1 1/2 lb. ground sirloin

1 large chopped onion or 1/2 cup frozen chopped onions

1 can 14 oz. diced tomatoes

1 can 14 0z. diced chili ready tomatoes

1 can 16 oz. dark kidney beans

1 can 16 oz. chili ready hot beans

1 package McCormick hot chili powder 1.25 oz.

1 1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1 teaspoon crushed red pepper

1 cup water

Brown ground sirloin with onions in a large skillet on medium high heat, the drain the fat. Wipe the tops of the cans of tomatoes and beans, after seeing the dirt on your paper towel, decide to and wash and rinse the tops of your cans before opening with a clean can opener. Add the tomatoes, beans, salt and pepper. Stir in 1 tsp. crushed red pepper and chili powder. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer, approximately 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Serve with various toppings: shredded cheese, sour cream, onions, and definitely oyster crackers. This chili is hot and spicy! With the leftover chili, you can layer a microwave safe platter with Tostitos tortilla chips, top with a thin layer of chili and shredded cheese. Microwave on high about a minute a a half, until cheese melts, top with several teaspoons of salsa, to make a great dish of Nachos.

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