Manor Award Winning Chili

By Executive Chef Jeff Woolley

Ingredients

 1 pound ground beef
• 1 pound pulled pork
• 1 medium onion, chopped
• 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
• 1-1/2 to 2 cups water
• 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
• 1 can black beans
• 1 can garbonzo beans
• 1 can (15 ounces) pinto beans, rinsed and drained
• 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
• 3 tbls dark chili powder
• 2 tbls ground cumin
• 3 tbls Cajun seasoning
• 1 tbls smoked paprika
• 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
• Shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, chopped green onions and/or hot pepper slices, optional


Directions
1. In a large saucepan, cook the beef, pork, onion and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink and vegetables are tender; drain.

2. Add the water, tomato sauce, beans, tomatoes, seasonings and garlic salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until heated through. Serve with cheese, sour cream, green onions and/or hot peppers if desired. Yield: 8-10 servings.