Friday, December 3, 2010

Slap Your Grandma Chili

OK, I'll go through this one more time for my yankee friends. Nobody wants to slap their Grandma. But what if you tasted something so good, so delicious, and you were told that the only way that you could get some more would be if you slapped your Grandma? And it was so good that you would indeed slap your Grandma to get some more. That would have to be pretty damn good. That's how good this chili is. Here's what you need to make it.
In a five quart pot squish up two 14.5 or one 28 ounce can of whole tomatoes.
Add two 14.5 ounce cans of tomato sauce. we like to use salt free if available. Start heating over a medium low heat.
Now sweat two large or combination of an equal amount of onions, coarsely chopped.
Add the onions to the tomato mixture and brown 1.5-2 pounds of ground sirloin.
Any time that I brown hamburger I like to heavily pepper it.
While the burger is browning, remove the casings from five links of mild Italian sausage. If you can find the sausage without the casing that's fine too. We like the Publix brand of sausage.
Break the sausage down as small as you can.
When the ground sirloin has browned, drain it and then add it to the tomato mixture.
Now do the same with the sausage.
When it has browned, drain it and add to the pot.
Add two packs of McCormicks hot chili spice slowly, mixing a little bit into the pot at a time. Add a few jalapenos to taste and water to top.

Cover and bring to a slow boil.
As the chili boils, fat from the sausage will gather on the top.

Skim and remove the fat.
Continue to skim and stir occasionally until chili has reduced to your preferred consistency, we like to reduce by about a third.
Our favorite condiments.
We serve it like this.
Or this.
Where's mine?


  1. Slap your Grandma indeed. SMF that's good stuff!

  2. Nice! Glad to see some new stuff on the blog. Watch out, grandma!

  3. I am sure the chili will be good in this cold weather. Delicious. Love the picture of Gus just waiting to see whats cooking.....

  4. Made it for the first time for the company Halloween cook off! Big hit!

  5. Glad you enjoyed it. How did you find the blog?

    1. I found it while searching the web for a great chili recipie! HA Found it!

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