Chili For Dinner
This morning I was digging through my freezer look for a fabulous idea for dinner when I came across a package of stew beef chopped into small little square. Inspiration struck me right then and there. I knew that small package of meat would be the beginning of a wonderful pot of chili. I know it's hot outside and this is a cold weather food but, who can resist chili? Not me.
My Version of Great Chili
I got busy gathering all of the things I would need to make a big old pot of chili. Now, I don't go to a whole lot of trouble and fuss. I do it the easy way. If I spent all day chopping and cooking I would have no time left to write and that would be a shame.
I rummaged through the cabinets and came up with 2 cans of pinto beans. I like to use pinto beans instead of kidney beans for my chili. They have a more delicate flavor.
Next I found a large sized can of diced tomatoes. I love the bits of tomatoes in my chili they seem to add texture to it. I use the petite cut diced tomatoes.
I needed my package of chili mix. I typically use McCormick mild. I usually have several packets on hand at any given time.
I put a touch of olive oil in a frying pan and browned my meat chunks and added a whole onion chopped to it. I let it sit on low til the onion was transparent.
Next I threw everything into a pot, stirred it up, and set it on low so all the flavors could blend together.
That, my friends, it my version of the easy to make, delicious to eat, chili.
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