Tucson Jailhouse Chili

Course : Chili
Serves: 6
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1 medium Onion
6 Clove Garlic -- peeled
2 pound Turkey, ground
4 ounces Green chile -- chopped
4 ounces Jalapeno peppers
12 ounces Tomatoes -- chopped
6 ounces Tomato paste
6 tablespoons Chili powder
3 teaspoon Ground cumin
1 tablespoons Vinegar
2 tablespoons Brown sugar
1 tablespoons Salad oil
1 pound Pinto beans -- cooked and drai
1 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Pepper
1 package Grated sharp cheddar cheese
1 bunch Sliced green onions -- (garnish)

Preparation / Directions:

Dice onion; saute in heavy Dutch oven. Dice garlic and add when onions are clear. Stir for 30 seconds; add ground beef, green chilis, jalapeno peppers, tomatoes, tomato paste, chili powder, cumin, vinegar, brown sugar, oil and drained beans. Simmer for 1 1/2 to 2 hours (DO NOT BOIL). Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with cheese and green onion. Serve with corn chips. Makes 6 servings. [Family Circle GREAT IDEAS Vol 12 No 4] Posted by Fred Peters. (and taste tested by Bud Cloyd)

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