True Texas Pandemonium Chili

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Total Time
4hrs
Prep 30 mins
Cook 3 hrs 30 mins

My father and I used to compete in Chili Cookoffs in Texas. I have spent many an hour trying to hone my own recipe, and this is what I have come up with. Not too much heat....but REAL Texas Chili flavor!

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Directions

  1. Instructions:.
  2. Brown beef in 2 tsp Wesson Oil, with diced Onions, Annaheim and Serrano peppers. Add beef broth, 2 cups water, 1 can Hunts Tomato Sauce and 1st spices. Bring to boil, cover and cook at medium boil until beef is almost tender (approx 2-1/2 hr). 30 minutes before serving add 2nd spices and 2nd can of Hunts tomato sauce. 20 minutes before serving add 3rd spices. 10 minutes before serving add 4th spices, and 2 squares of chocolate. Adjust to taste for salt and for heat add Tabasco Sauce.
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Thinking about what to do with the organic beef we got from a local organic farmer, I decided to make someting spicy for DH and MIL - they both like it sweet and hot. I got hooked by this recipe because of the chocolate; I like playing around with chocolate in spicy dishes. Now I omitted the msg and only had thai chilis, and as I use to make nearly everything from scratch, I used my own tomato sauce and home made beef broth. Well, and I only have one kind of chili powder and cayenne pepper, so I used that. Actually I don't think the msg is necessary at all, because this exploded with flavors :) Thanks for this recipe!