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Gift in a jar Chili Con Carne Seasoning Mix

Prep:
0 min
Cooking:
0 min
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This should make a real nice gift for a cold winter night.

Ingredients

Chili Con Carne Seasoning Mix
Makes 1 ( 1/2 pint ) jar
1/4 C. ground cumin
1 1/2 T. dried basil
1 1/2 T dried oregano
1 1/2 T. garlic powder
1 1/2 T. paprika
2 tsp. ground red pepper
2 tsp. ground coriander
1 1/2 tsp. celery salt
1 tsp. ground allspice
1/4 to 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
1. Combine all ingredients in small mixing bowl with wire whisk. Transfer mixture to 1/2 pint jar. Seal jar and attach gift tag with recipe.

Directions

Chili Con Carne Seasoning Mix with beans
Makes about 6 cups
1 Lb. ground beef
1 large onion, diced
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 (6oz.) can tomato paste
1 (8oz.) can tomato sauce
1 (10 oz.) can diced tomatoes & green chilies
3 T. Chili Con Carne Seasoning Mix
1 (15oz.) can pinto beans, drained & rinsed1. Brown meat over med.-high heat in 4-5 quart pot. Add onion and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is soft, but not brown,3-5 minutes. Drain any grease from meat mixture.
2. Add tomato paste and sauce, tomatoes and seasoning mix. Stir to combine. Bring chili to a simmer over med-high heat. Reduce heat to simmer and cook, covered, for 10 minutes.
3. Add beans and cook, uncovered,to heat the beans.
4. Serve topped with sliced black olives, chopped fresh cilantro and grated cheese