Mrs. A's Famous Verde-Rojo Chili

2 tablespoonsVegetable oil
½Onion, chopped small
2 clovesGarlic, finely chopped
1 stalkCelery, chopped small
½Fresh jalapeño, diced (optional)
1 canTomatoes in juice
1 small canTomato paste
2 cups Beans (black, pinto, kidney, any combo), drained
2 cupsWater
1 poundGround beef or turkey
1 containerMrs. A's Salsa Verde
1 containerMrs. A's Rojo Loco
To tasteSalt and pepper
Sour cream
Sliced fresh avocado
Fresh lime juice

 

Add vegetable oil to a medium saucepan. Sauté onion, garlic, celery and jalapeño until soft.

Add tomatoes in juice, tomato paste, beans, and water. Simmer on low.

Meanwhile, brown ground beef or turkey. Drain and add to simmering mixture.

Add both Salsa Verde and Rojo Loco. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Simmer on low for 1/2 hour.

Optional toppings: sour cream, slices of avocado, a squeeze of fresh lime juice.


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