Witay's World-Famous Chili

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“When the weather starts getting cold I love to warm up with Frito Pie. All it is is Frito's corn chips topped with chili and cheese. I like my chili full of different flavors and textures so I created this recipe which has proven to be a hit with everyone who's tried it. Most of my measurements are guesses since I always just spice things to taste.”
8 cups

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the diced tomatoes(undrained), kidney beans(undrained), and tomato paste in a large pot. Add the chili powder, cayenne, garlic salt, paprika, cinnamon, ginger, and black pepper to the mixture and cook covered on stove on medium heat.
  2. Cut the tops off the jalapeños and quarter them longways into strips or "leaves" as my friends call them. Remove the seeds and innards.
  3. Petal the onion by removing the ends and cutting it in half then cutting each half into quarters and breaking apart the layers.
  4. Combine the ground meat, peppers and onions in a lightly oiled skillet and cook until the meat has browned.
  5. Add the meat and vegetables to the pot of tomatoes and beans and cook covered an additional 5-10 minutes to let the flavors mingle.
  6. Serve in a bowl over Frito's and top with grated cheddar.

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