t’s still cold in Ohio so I thought it would be good to fix some nice warm soup.
The following recipe is courtesy of the Beef Industry Council.
30 Minute Chunky Beef and Corn Chili
1 lb. lean beef cubed steaks
2 tsp. vegetable oil
4-1/2 tsp. spicy seasoning mix (see below), divided use
1 medium onion, chopped
1 (28 oz.) can plum tomatoes, undrained
2 cups frozen whole kernel corn
1) Cut beef lengthwise into 1-inch strips; cut crosswise into 1-inch pieces. Sprinkle with 2 tsp. seasoning mix.
2) Heat oil in heavy stock pan or dutch oven over medium heat 5 minutes. Stir fry beef with onion for 2-3 minutes. Season with salt if desired.
3) Add tomatoes, breaking them up with back of spoon, along with corn and remaining 2-1/2 tsp. seasoning mix. Bring to boil, reduce to heat to medium-low. Simmer, uncovered, 18-20 minutes.
Spicy Seasoning Mix
3 Tbsp. chili powder
2 tsp. ground coriander
2 tsp. ground cumin
1-1/2 tsp. garlic powder
3/4 tsp. dried oregano leaves
1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
1) Combine all ingredients. Store, covered, in airtight container. Shake before use.Serves: 4.
Baked Chili Recipe
Tender pieces of beef slow-cooked in rich tomato base enhaced with spices. Serve over rice with crusty bread to soak up the sauce. Even better the next day.
2 lbs. beef stew meat
1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
2 lbs. onions, chopped
2 green bell peppers, seeded and chopped
2 (14.5 oz.) cans diced tomatoes with green chilis
3 cups seeded and chopped tomatoes
4 dried whole red chili peppers, crushed
2 bay leaves
3 whole cloves
2 Tbsp. chili powder
1 1 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. crushed dried oregano
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1/2 tsp. paprika
Brown beef in oil. Add beef and all other ingredients to large pot. Cook until onions, peppers and tomatoes are cooked.
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