Chili Week Day 5 – Good Fer What Ails Ya Chili

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Good Fer What Ails Ya Chili

  •  1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 lb lean steak, ground
  • 2 onions, peeled and finely chopped
  • 3 cloves  garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 4 c water, boiling
  • 1 tspn caraway seeds
  • 2 tspn sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tspn oregano
  • 4 Tbls chili powder
  • 1 cup green olives, pitted
  • 2 cans kidney beans (1 lb cans), drained and well rinsed
  1. Chop the steak into 1 inch cubes.
  2. Heat the oil and beef a few cubes at a time, turning to brown on all sides.
  3. Add the chopped onions and saute over medium heat for 2 or 3 minutes
  4. Add the garlic.
  5. Season with salt to taste.
  6. Add the boiling water, caraway and sesame seeds and oregano.
  7. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 1 hour.
  8. Gradually stir in the chili powder, testing frequently until you achieve the degree of flavor and hotness desired.
  9. Add olives, cover and simmer for another hour.
  10. Taste, and adjust  seasonings as desiredd.
  11. Mix in kidney beans and heat through.
Yield: 6-8  Servings