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Joe Pan: 4-Bean 3-Meat 2-Option Tailgate Chili for Crowds I cook this meal for large gatherings: salons, sporting events, movie nights, poetry readings. I’ve fed 25-30 people off the meat option, 15 off the veggie. Note that instead of buying the Taco Mix packets, which are generally inexpensive, you can create your own—each packet would be about 1 Tbsp of chili powder, ¼ tsp garlic powder, ¼ tsp onion powder, ¼ tsp oregano, 1 ½ tsp cumin, & ½ tsp paprika, 1 tsp black pepper. If you’re making this for your family, you’ll have delicious lunch/dinner leftovers for days. Directions Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Cut pre-cooked sausages into quarter-inch slivers, browning the sides. Crumble the ground chuck into the hot pan. Cook until evenly browned, adding one packet of Taco Mix. Drain off excess grease. Dump into 5-gallon stockpot on medium heat. Pour in the beans (drained), diced tomatoes, and tomato paste. Add diced onion, celery cut into slivers, bell peppers sliced about a quarter inch thick then halved, minced garlic, bouillon, and beer. Season with Taco Packets, salt, pepper, cayenne, and sugar. Stir to blend, then cover and simmer. After thirty minutes, reduce heat to medium-low for 2 hours, stirring every fifteen minutes. After 2 hours, taste, & adjust salt, pepper, & cayenne if necessary. The longer the chili simmers, the better it will taste. Remove from heat & serve, or refrigerate & serve the next day. To serve, ladle into bowls, topping with shredded cheese & sour cream. If you really want to get wild, whip up some jalapeño cornbread to go with this mess. Oh my goodness.

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3 pounds ground beef chuck 2 pre-cooked turkey sausages (packages of 4) 2 pre-cooked chicken sausage (packages of 4) 1 cup beef bouillon 3 cans white bean 5 cans kidney beans 3 cans of black beans 3 cans extra beans (have fun, pick something new) 3 (28 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with juice

New Economy Chapbook Cookbook Volume 1  
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