World Champion Red Chili 2005

Dog Breath Chili
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This is a spicy, flavorful red chili that earned rave reviews from the judges for its exceptional depth and robust blended character,
Recipe type: red chili
Serves: 8
  • 6 ounces breakfast sausage
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 3 pounds tri-tip beef, cut into small pieces or ground coarsely
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) beef broth
  • ¼ teaspoon oregano
  • 3 tablespoon cumin
  • 7 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons Gebhardt(R); chile powder
  • 1 tablespoon hot chile powder
  • 1 tablespoon mild chile power
  • 5 tablespoons red chile powder
  • 1 can (8 oz) Hunt’s(R); Tomato Sauce
  • 1 can (10 oz) Ro*Tel(R); Diced Tomatoes and Green Chilies
  • 3 Dried California chile peppers, boiled and pureed
  • 1 Dried New Mexico chile peppers, boiled and pureed
  • 5 Dried Cascabel chile peppers, boiled and pureed
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 can (14½ oz) chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon Tabasco Pepper Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • juice of one lime
  • salt to taste
  1. Brown the sausage, dry, and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pot, and brown the beef.
  3. Add the cooked sausage to the pot. Add the onion and beef broth to
  4. cover the meat. Boil for 15 minutes.
  5. Add oregano and half of the cumin.
  6. Reduce heat to a light boil, and then add the garlic.
  7. Blend the chile powders together, then add half to meat mixture, and cook 15 minutes.
  8. Add the tomato sauce and Ro*Tel tomatoes with the puree from the dried peppers.
  9. Add the chicken broth for the desired consistency. Cook for one hour, stirring often.
  10. Add remaining chile powder mixture and remaining cumin, and simmer on low to medium heat for another 25 minutes.
  11. Turn up the heat to a light boil, then add the Tabasco, cayenne pepper, brown sugar, lime juice and salt.


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