Damn Good Chili
 
Ingredients
  • 2 TBS Fat of Choice
  • 1 Large Onion
  • 3-4 Medium Carrots, small dice
  • 1-2 Small Zucchini, small dice
  • 2 Small Yellow Squash, small dice
  • 1.5 lbs Ground Beef
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoon Chili Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Paprika
  • 2 teaspoons Red Pepper Flakes
  • 2 teaspoons Cumin
  • 1 Tablespoon Salt
  • 2 teaspoons Pepper
  • 1 14 oz can diced tomatoes with their liquid
  • 1 14 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 Cup Beef Broth
  • 1 Tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 Bell Peppers (any color), small dice
Instructions
  1. Heat Fat of Choice in large, heavy bottomed pot over medium heat
  2. Add Onion, Carrots, Zucchini and Yellow Squash and cook up until they get soften, about 5-7 minutes
  3. Add ground beef in to brown and break up into crumbles with spoon. Continue until beef is mostly cooked
  4. Add garlic and all seasonings through salt and pepper and toss with the meat and the vegetables
  5. Add diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, broth and apple cider vinegar
  6. Bring pot up to a boil and then reduce heat to simmer
  7. Simmer, mostly covered but with lid a little cocked for 45 minutes
  8. Add bell peppers
  9. Simmer with the lid completely off for 15 more minutes
  10. Serve with toppings of your choice -- My recommendations are: avocado, black olives and diced scallions. YUM!
Recipe by Holly Would If She Could at http://hollywouldifshecould.net/2010/11/damn-good-chili/