Classic Chili with Bacon Up®
Food and Drink

Courtesy of Bacon Up® Bacon Grease

Classic Chili with Bacon Up®

"Chili is the ultimate cold-weather classic, make it even better with Bacon Up®. Perfect for your next tailgate or game-day gathering!"

2 Tbsp Bacon Up® Bacon Grease

2 medium Onions chopped

1 Green Bell Pepper chopped

2 cloves Garlic crushed

3 Tbsp Chili Powder

1 tsp Black Pepper

1 tsp Cumin

Salt to taste

2 cans Kidney Beans

2 14-oz cans Tomatoes crushed or diced (your preference)

1 cup Water

1 lb Ground Beef or Ground Turkey browned thoroughly

Optional Garnishes: shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, fresh parsley or cilantro

Melt the Bacon Up in a large pot. Add chopped onions and green pepper, stirring until softened — 5-7minutes.

Add minced garlic, salt, pepper, cumin and chili powder. Stir for another minute. Then add beans, tomatoes, water, and browned ground beef or turkey.

Bring to a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, 35-45 minutes. Adjusting the heat as needed. Add more salt, to taste, if desired.

Optional Garnishes: sour cream, shredded cheese, and fresh parsley or cilantro.