shannon's sweet chili

shannon's sweet chili
Servings: 8 Prep 10 mins Cook 45 mins to 50 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 28 ounce can whole tomatoes
  • 1 28 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1 16 ounce can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 pound elbow macaroni, cooked following package instructions
Garnish:
  • Shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, optional

Make It

1. In a large nonstick pot, brown beef, onion and garlic for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2. Add chili powder, salt, cumin, pepper and oregano. Cook for 2 minutes until fragrant. Drain liquid from tomatoes into pot; roughly chop tomatoes using kitchen shears and add. Fill can with water and add to pot along with tomato sauce, beans and brown sugar. Bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer, uncovered, for 30 to 35 minutes.

3. Let stand for 10 minutes.

4. Serve over cooked elbow macaroni. Garnish with cheese and sour cream if desired. Makes 8 servings.