Brown Sugar Chili Recipes
2 pounds ground beef, browned
2 (1 pound) cans tomatoes
2 (1 pound) cans kidney beans
2 medium onions, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
3 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
Salt and pepper, to taste
Put all ingredients into crockpot, then stir to mix. Cover and cook on LOW for 10 to 12 hours or on HIGH for 6 hours.
Place the bacon in a dutch oven over medium high heat and cook until crisp, stirring occasionally. Remove bacon from pan with a spoon leaving the rendered drippings in the pan, set the bacon aside on a plate lined with a paper towel.
Season the beef stew meat with salt and pepper and place into the dutch oven and brown all sides remove from pan and set aside. Drain the juices from the pan and add the ground beef seasoned with salt and pepper and cook until no longer pink remove from pan and drain the juices set aside.
Next add the onion and celery into the pan and season with salt and pepper and cook 5-8 minutes until the vegetables are tender. Pour in the stewed tomatoes, tomato sauce, cans of beans, can of corn, chili powder and brown sugar and mix well. Then add the hamburger and beef stew meat into the pan and stir.
Bring to a boil cover and reduce to a simmer for 1 hour. Add bacon pieces in just before serving. Serve with sour cream, chopped chives and cheddar cheese if desired.