Sunday, August 25, 2013

3 Meat Chili

4 tbsp EVOO
1 lb Ground Turkey
1 lb Ground Pork
2 lb Ground Beef
1 Large Onion Diced
6 Cloves of Garlic – diced
2 Jalapenos – Seeded – diced
1 Cup Crimini Mushrooms – diced
1 Green Pepper – Seeded – diced
1 Red Pepper – Seeded – diced
1 Can Black Beans – rinsed
1 Can Chipotle Sauce
1 tbsp Garlic Powder
1 tbsp Onion Powder
1 tbsp Coarse Salt
1 tbsp Ground Pepper
1 tbsp Cayenne Pepper
1 tbsp Smoked Paprika
2 tbsp Chili Powder
1 Jar Pasta Sauce

In a large pot on med / high heat add the EVOO and onion. Cook for 5 minutes then add garlic and jalapenos. Stir and cook another 5 minutes.  Remove and add another 2 tbsp EVOO and mushrooms and cook for 5 minutes.

Remove veggies and add in meats in 3 batches and cook about 5 minutes or until browned.  When removing each batch of meat from pot, put in a colander to drain the fat.   After last batch of meat has browned, remove excess fat from pot.  Add veggies and meat back to pot.  Add in Chipotle sauce and spices.  Cook about 10 minutes. Add in Green / Red Peppers and pasta sauce.  Simmer about 10 minutes (or longer for depth of flavor).  Adjust seasoning if necessary.  Serve by itself or with cheese, sour cream or other garnishes.