Bears Chili

Bears Chili
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This hearty chili is served at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois, home of the Chicago Bears. It's a savory mix of ground beef, beans, and spices and was created by Senior Executive Chef Erin Wishon.Recipe courtesy of Aramark
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Bears Chili
Total time: 55 minutes
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 3 ounce onion, diced
  • 2 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 2 pound ground beef
  • 3 ounce flour
  • 2 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 5 ounce beef broth
  • 5 ounce fresh tomato, diced
  • 5 ounce tomato sauce
  • 1 ounce chipotle peppers, in sauce, chopped
  • 6 ounce kidney beans
  • 6 ounce great northern beans
  1. Heat pan, add oil and diced onions. Sauté onions until translucent. Add garlic & ground beef. Cook to an internal temperature of 165 degrees F. Drain the beef mixture in a colander.
  2. Once fully drained, add beef mixture back to the pan and dust with flour. Stir the flour into the beef until coated and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add cumin, chili powder & oregano – incorporate thoroughly.
  3. Pour beef broth into mixture and stir until well incorporated Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, chopped chipotles, and beans to the mix. Simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Serve with tortilla chips, shredded cheddar cheese, and sour cream.