Chili and Dumplings
A spicy, Tex-Mex style ground beef chili and beans with easy flour tortilla 'noodle-style dumplings'.
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon garlic clove, crushed
2 pounds ground beef
3 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon liquid hot pepper sauce
1 (29-ounce) can whole tomatoes
1 (29-ounce) can kidney beans
6 flour tortillas, sliced
- Heat oil in a kettle. Add chopped onion and crushed garlic clove and cook about 3 minutes. Stir in ground beef and cook for 5 to 7 minutes; drain.
- Add to the meat mixture, chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt, liquid hot pepper sauce, whole tomatoes (undrained), and kidney beans (undrained). Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer for 50 minutes.
- Layer sliced flour tortillas on top and simmer for 15 minutes more.
Makes 8 servings.