More Tailgating

One of our favorite tailgating meals is when we have our annual chili cook off. My husband Ron makes the hot chili con carne and I decided to share it with you. We make it hot, but you can tone it down by using **mild or medium where I have 'HOT'.

Ron's Halftime Chili (5 quart Crockpot)
2 lbs Meat (1 lb hot ground sausage, 1lb ground beef) Browned.
4 Lg. Cans (26 oz) Kidney Beans (Drain 2 cans)
4 small cans Diced green chili
4 cans Rotel Hot** Diced Tomatoes
1 Lg can (12 oz) Tomato Paste
1 Lg. Yellow onion

Add all ingredients to the Crockpot. Season with black pepper and Add either Cayenne or Hot chili power --to your taste.

Cook on low for about 10 hours or high for about 5 to 6 hours. Serve in bread bowls.

Great with fresh chopped onion and grated cheddar cheese sprinkled over the top. We had this last Saturday at our Anniversary tailgating and I believe it turned out the best ever!

When it's snowing outside, this is great to have!
Re-posted from a Mary's Garden Post 10/25/10


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