shannon's sweet chili

Makes: 8 servings. Prep: 10 minutes. Cook: about 45 to 50 minutes.

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 can (28 ounces) whole tomatoes
  • 1 can (28 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (16 ounces) red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 6 - 8 ounce package package elbow macaroni, cooked according to 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.