How o Make Flatlander Chili at Home

The one recipe I am going to share today is for flatlander chili. Flatlander chili is a dish made with beef, red beans with herbs.

Chili is a Mexican dish. It spicy stew made of chili peppers, tomatoes, and beans with meat or vegetables. It is an easy-to-make recipe. It makes for a great hearty meal on any rainy day or cold day.

To make flatlander chili, cook ground beef in a pan until it turns brown. In another pan, add tomato sauce, tomato juice, onion, celery, bell pepper, red beans, and cooked beef. Then, add salt, pepper, and spices to it and bring this mixture to a boil. Then, cook it over low heat for an hour. Serve hot!

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Ingredients for Flatlander Chili

Lean Ground Beef2 pounds
Tomato Juice1-46 ounce fluid can
Tomato Sauce1-29 ounce can
Onion1½ cups
Celery½ cup
Green Bell Pepper¼ cup
Chili Powder¼ cup
Cumin2 teaspoons
Garlic Powder1½ teaspoon
Salt1 teaspoon
Black Pepper (grounded)½ teaspoon
Oregano Dried½ teaspoon
White Sugar½ teaspoon
Cayenne Pepper1/8 teaspoon
Red Beans (canned, drained, and rinsed)2 cups

How Much Time Will It Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
15 minutes1 hour 30 minutes1 hour 45 minutes

Flatlander Chili

Flatlander Chili recipe
  1. Take a large deep skillet. Add ground beef to it and cook it over medium-high flame until it turns brown. Once cooked, drain the beef and crumble it.
  2. In a large pan, add the tomato sauce, tomato juice, onion, celery, bell pepper and red beans. Then, add chili powder, cumin, salt, pepper, garlic, white sugar, cayenne pepper, and oregano. Also, add the cooked beef to it. Bring them to a boil. 
  3. After it starts boiling, reduce the flame to a minimum for approximately ½ hour to 1 hour with occasional stirring. 
  4. Serve hot. 

Nutritional Breakdown of Flatlander Chili

Protein26 g
Carbohydrates16 g
Fat24 g
Sodium591 mg

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