Chili Hot Tamali

"My home town restaurant before it closed its door forever imparted to me their delicious chili recipe that had spanned 50 years as the Restaurant specialty."

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Main Protein



ground beef 1lb


Ground beef: Good quality
Onions + Garlic: diced
Bell Pepper: diced
Spices: chili powder, ground cumin, cayenne pepper, and salt season this hearty chili.
Beans + Tomatoes: 
Tomato puree: Gives a rich tomato flavor to the chili.


  • Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat until it is shimmering.
  • Cook vegetables and spices: Add the onions, bell pepper, chili powder, cumin, cayenne, and salt. Cook until the vegetables have softened, about 7 minutes.
  • Mix in the garlic:Stir in the garlic and cook for another 30 seconds.
  • Cook beef: Add the beef and increase the heat to medium-high. Cook, breaking up the beef with a wooden spoon, until no longer pink, about 10 minutes.
  • Add remaining ingredinets:Stir in beans, diced tomatoes (with their juice), tomato puree and the remaining ½ teaspoonsalt.
  • Simmer (#3): Bring to a simmer, then reduce the heat so it maintains a slow simmer, cover and cook for 45 minutes.
  • Uncover and cook(#4): Remove the lid and continue to simmer for an additional 45 minutes.
  • Season to taste: Season with additional salt and pepper to taste before serving.