1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 red onion, chopped
1 lb of elk burger ( you can substitute hamburger if you wish )
2 teaspoons of chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 16 oz can diced tomatoes ( if you want to spice it up use Rotel mild spice tomatos )
1 16 oz can red kidney beans ( drained and rinsed )
1 table spoon Franks Hot Sauce
1 ( 11 oz ) can corn ( drained )
2 table spoons fresh chopped cilantro
Shredded cheddar cheese.
8 oz Coors Beer ( or beer of choice )
Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium heat, add onion and cook until tender, about 5 mins, stirring occasionally.
Remove onion and in same pan with drippings, brown your elk burger ( optional hamburger ) stir in chili powder, ground cumin and salt. Cook for a couple of more mins, until seasonings cooked into meat.
Add tomatoes and their liquid, kidney beans,Franks hot sauce and 8 oz of beer. Over high heat bring to boil.
Reduce heat , cover and let simmer for 15 mins.
Add pre cooked onion/corn/cilantro and allow to simmer till all items are hot.
Garnish with Shredded cheese and serve.
Suggest a large pan of corn bread to go with it.
Another option is to place corn chips in a bowl and add chili over the top then serve. A Triple Batch of Bruce's Southwestern Elk Chili
Edited by McBruce, 02 January 2010 - 11:24 AM.