Ingredients for Chili Base

  • 1 29oz. can tomato sauce
  • 1 29 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 spoonful italian seasoning
  • 1 spoonful chili powder
  • 1/2 spoonful salt
  • 1/2 spoonful pepper olive oil


Directions / Notes

Place a little olive oil in the bottom of a big pan.  On medium heat fry onions and garlic for 3 minutes or until just cooked.
add rest of ingredients and stir.  Let simmer on low.

Bean options:

Add either:

  • 1 16 oz cab Bush's Chili beans medium
  • 1 16 oz can Bush's homestyle Baked Beans (I recommend these) or
  • 1 16 oz can red beans (drained)


For Steak Lovers Chili

Cut 1 1/2 lb of top sirloin steak in to small cubes. Fry on high heat until just browned, about 2 minutes, Add to chili. Add 1/4 red wine

Let cook for a couple minutes then serve.

For Seafood Chili

Fry 1 1/2 lbs sea food, (1/2 lb deveined shrimp, 1/2 lb langostinos, 1/2 lb bay scallops) in a pan with a little butter. Add to chili. Aadd 1/2 log Philadelphia Cream Cheese, stir until melted.

Let cook for a couple minutes then serve.

For Meat Lovers Chili

Fry a red pepper (cut into small squares), 1/2 lb bacon cut in to small pieces, 1/2 lb italian sausage, 1/2 lb ground beef until meat is cooked.  Drain and add to chili. Add 1/2 cup of your favorite Barbeque Sauce. Add 2 spoonfuls Semi sweet chocolate chips

Let cook for a couple minutes then serve.


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