Tucson jailhouse chili

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 Onion
6 Cloves garlic; peeled
2 pounds Ground beef
1 can Diced green chilies (4 oz)
1 can Jalapeno peppers (4 oz)
1 can Diced tomatoes (12 oz)
1 can Tomato paste (6 oz)
6 tablespoons Chili powder (or more)
3 teaspoons Ground cumin
1 tablespoon Vinegar
2 tablespoons Brown sugar
1 tablespoon Salad oil
1 pounds Pinto or kidney beans
; cooked and drained
Salt
Pepper
Grated sharp cheddar
Cheese; (garnish)
Sliced green onions;
(garnish)

Dice onion; saute in heavy Dutch oven. Dice garlic and add when onions are clear. Stir for 30 seconds; add ground beef, green chilis, jalapeno peppers, tomatoes, tomato paste, chili powder, cumin, vinegar, brown sugar, oil and drained beans. Simmer for 1½ to 2 hours (DO NOT BOIL). Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with cheese and green onion. Serve with corn chips.

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