"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.