|How the restaurant serves Skyline Chili.|
|My version: The spices waiting for meat and onions.|
2 pounds lean ground beef
2 onions, minced
35 black peppercorns
6 bay leaves, crushed
4 whole dried red chili peppers, seeded and diced
¼ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
2 gloves garlic, whole
1 (6oz) can tomato paste
3 Cups water
2 Tbsp. Chili powder1 tsp. Ground cayenne pepper
2 ½ Tbsp. Distilled white vinegar1 ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
1 ½ tsp. ground allspice
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp. salt
1 can Chili beans
1 can diced tomatoes
Shredded Colby cheese
- Brown ground beef in skillet with onions. Drain fat.
- Place the whole peppercorns, bay leaves, small red peppers and pepper flakes in a spice bag.
- In a large pot, combine the garlic, tomato paste, water, chili powder, cayenne pepper, vinegar, cinnamon, allspice, Worcestershire sauce and salt with the ground beef and onions and spice bag. Add can of beans and diced tomatoes. Cook over low hear for 3-4 hours.
- When ready to serve, remove spice bag and whole garlic cloves. Top with cheese.