September 2, 2010

Shannon's Sweet Chili

1 lb ground beef
1 large onion chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp chili powder
2 tsp salt
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp black pepper
1 can (28 ounces) chopped tomatoes
1 can (28 ounces) tomato sauce
1 cans (16 ounces) red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
½ cup packed light-brown sugar
1 lb elbow macaroni, cooked following package instructions

Shredded cheese & sour cream

Brown beef, onion and garlic for about 10 minutes. Add chili powder, salt, cumin, pepper, and oregano. Cook for 2 minutes until fragrant. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, beans and brown sugar. Add water to tomato can and add to pot. Bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer, uncovered, for 30-35 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes. Serve over elbow macaroni. Garnish with cheese and sour cream.

Makes 8 servings.

Jen Rich

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