Grandma's Secret Chili Recipe

I can't even begin to tell you the memories of this chili as a little girl. The single men in the neighborhood could smell it cooking from a mile away and would come begging for a bowl of chili from my dear mama. She loving to take care of everyone would make a huge pot of this and give them a Tupperware container full of it. They practically danced all the way home. 

This is such a good chili. You can make it more spicy by adding cayenne and Tobasco to it or make it more mild for those with a sensitive stomach and for children. 

Do let us know what you think if you try it. Mama would be so happy that you carry on her secret. 
Enjoy my friends. 

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2 Lbs of (grass fed if possible) top sirloin steak (ground)
2 Lbs. of (grass fed if possible)  Top sirloin steak (cut into cubes)
3 lbs of crushed tomatoes - canned from your garden is amazing and so sweet, but use what you have available to you.
3 organic Sweet Onions
3 organic Bell Peppers
1/4 cup fresh cut Parsley Leaves
1 1/2 teaspoon Cumin
1 1/2 teaspoon Pepper
2 tablespoon Celtic Sea Salt
Red pepper sauce or Tobasco to taste. If desired
54 oz of Red Chili Beans (dry, soaked, and cooked or canned organic beans if you would rather)
1/2 cup Grass Fed Butter 

Brown meat in 1/2 cup of butter, season to taste.  Drain the meat reserving liquid and use it to brown the onions and peppers adding what you need to the pan as you go.

Season these as well to taste. Put tomatoes, onions, peppers, meat, beans, herbs and seasonings in the stock pot and simmer until all seasonings have mingled and it is hot throughout.

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Add Hot pepper sauce if desired and serve.  I always loved making this and the neighbors loved when I did too because I shared.  Those young men fairly lined up at the door to get a container of this chili.  It made me smile to share it.

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  1. The chili recipe sounds delicious! Thank you for posting the link at Deep Roots at Home.
    Have a great week!

    1. Thank you so much! I hope you are able to try the recipe. Grandma is just tickled pink that people are coming to read her recipe. :) We are currently doing a link up at the blog here: Hope you can come and link up.

  2. Looks delicious and healthy ingredients. Chili is such a great meal on a cold day. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

    1. Thank you so much. It really is wonderful! I hope you get to try it out. We are having a linkup at our blog here : We would love it if you could come and link up.

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  4. It's always great having family recipes to make. Thanks you for sharing at the CSIproject contest.

  5. Good post however , I was wanting to know if you could write a litte more on this topic?
    I'd be very grateful if you could elaborate a little bit more.

    Appreciate it!


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