Party Chili
By Chef Tom Fraker



Ingredients
2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 medium Maui Onions or available Sweet Onion chopped (12 ounces)
1 Organic Bell Pepper (use Green Bell Pepper) chopped
1 rib Organic Celery chopped
1 clove Peeled Garlic minced
1 1/2 pounds Browned Ground Beef or Soy Taco
2 cans (14½ ounce) Whole Peeled Tomatoes
1 can (8 ounce) Tomato Sauce
2 tablespoons Chile Powder
1 1/2 teaspoons Ground Cumin
1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
1/4 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
Ground Cayenne Pepper to taste

Directions
Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan. Add the onions, bell peppers, celery and garlic. Cook until heated through and onions are translucent. Stir in remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes to allow the flavors to blend. Serve hot.


Note
Top your chili with your favorite shredded cheese.