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As temperatures around the country start to drop, comfort foods that warm us up start to sound more and more appetizing. This recipe is perfect for the fall weather and a Monday: simple yet satisfying.

Chili Con Carne

Ingredients:

1 ½ lb. lean ground beef or turkey

2-4 cloves garlic, minced

1 large onion, finely chopped

2 (20-oz.) cans red kidney beans

Chili powder to taste

Salt and pepper to taste

1 pint sour cream

1 cup uncooked white rice

Directions:

  • Warm a large skillet over medium heat. Crumble meat into the skillet and brown gently, using a fork to break it up.
  • Add garlic and about three quarters of the chopped onion.
  • While the meat mixture simmers, drain and rinse beans and put them in a large saucepan over low heat.
  • Add meat mixture, 2-3 Tbsp. chili powder, salt and pepper. Cover.
  • Prepare rice according to package directions.
  • Once the rice is finished, taste the chili. Add more chili powder and other seasonings, if necessary.
  • Skim off any fat that may have collected.
  • Put sour cream and remaining chopped onion in serving bowls for garnish.
  • Serve the chili over rice in soup bowls.

Yield: 6 servings

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