Friday, November 15 2013, 05:15 PM MST
As Aired on November 15, 2013
Recipe Courtesy of Chef Bryan Woolley
2 lbs extra lean ground beef
2 large onions diced
6 garlic cloves minced
2 red bell peppers diced
2 cans large kidney beans ( juice and all)
2 cans cooked tomato pieces (juice and all)
1 can tomato paste (Italian style)
1-2 tbsp cumin (to taste)
¼ cup bittersweet chocolate
2 tsp cinnamon
a few splashes of Tabasco sauce
salt and freshly cracked pepper
1.In a large heavy pan, add some extra virgin olive oil and brown onions, peppers, and garlic for a couple of minutes.
2.Add meat and brown completely.
3.Drain off any excessive oil.
4.Add kidney beans and tomatoes..(juice and all)
5.Add chocolate, and spices to taste and Tabasco sauce.
6.Simmer slowly for 2 hours. (the idea is to reduce down and concentrate the flavors)
7.Taste and adjust salt, pepper and spices as needed.
8.Serve and Enjoy!