Chili Seasoning Mix
|Sweet green pepper flakes||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Chili powder||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Ground cumin||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Onion flakes||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Parsley flakes||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Garlic flakes||1 Teaspoon|
|Red pepper flakes||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Place all the ingredients in a 1 quart jar, cover tightly, and shake well to mix.
Store in a cool, dark, dry place for up to 2 months.
To Make Chili con Carne In a medium size heavy saucepan over moderate heat, brown 1 pound very lean ground beef and drain off any fat.
Add 1 can (1 pound) low sodium tomatoes, drained and chopped, and 1 cup water or low sodium beef broth; stir in ¥2 cup Chili Seasoning Mix.
Reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Stir in 2 cups cooked and drained red kidney beans and heat through.