Texas Heat Chili
In a 4-quart Dutch oven, cook beef, onion, sweet pepper and garlic in hot oil over medium heat until meat browns and vegetables are tender; drain fat. Stir in broth, water, tomato paste, jalapeno peppers, chili powder, crushed red pepper, oregano and cumin. Bring to a boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 1 1/2 hours. Stir in beans. Simmer, covered, for 30 minutes more or until meat is tender.Advertisement
Because hot chile peppers contain volatile oils that can burn your skin and eyes, avoid contact with chiles as much as possible. When working with chile peppers, wear plastic or rubber gloves. If your bare hands do touch the chile peppers, wash your hands well with soap and water.