Its that time.. Time to plan our SuperBowl Sunday parties! What comes to mind? Wings, ribs… how about some CHILI !?!?!

Makes 8 servings

2 Tbs olive oil
2 cups onions, chopped
Salt, to taste
Cayenne pepper, to taste
1 1/2 lbs stew meat, cubes
1 lbs lean chop meat
1 Tbs chili powder
2 tsp ground cumin
Crushed red pepper, to taste
2 tsp dried oregano
2 Tbs garlic, chopped
3 cups crushed tomatoes
1/4 cup tomato paste
8 cups beef stock
2 Tbs masa (corn) flour
4 Tbs water
1 cup canned dark red kidney beans
1 cup canned white beans

In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil. Once hot, add the onions and saute for 3 – 5 minutes. Season with salt and cayenne pepper.
Stir in the stew meat, ground beef, chili powder, cumin, crushed red pepper, and oregano. Brown the meat for 5-6 minutes.
Stir in the garlic, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, and beef stock. Bring the liquid to a boil and reduce to a simmer.
Simmer the liquid, partially covered for 1 1/2 hours. Be sure to stir and skim off the fat occasionally.
Mix the masa and water together. Slowly stir the mixture into the saucepan, add the beans and continue to cook for about 30 minutes. Season again with salt and cayenne pepper if necessary. Serve hot !

Serve with:
Tortilla chips or brown rice
Pumpernickle bread
Grated Cheddar cheese
Sour Cream