2 pounds ground beef
2 8-ounce cans of tomato sauce (with garlic flavor)
1 medium onion (optional)
1 package Carroll Shelby’s Chili Kit
1 package of Nathan’s beef franks
1 package of hot dog buns
1 package of shredded cheddar cheese
Brown the ground beef in a large skillet (with optional onion), then drain fat. Put beef in a Crock Pot. Add two 8-ounce cans of tomato sauce and one and a half 8-ounce cans of water (as opposed to one can of tomato sauce and two cans of water, as the recipe states). Add contents of chili kit, but only use about half the masa flour. Salt to taste. Add beef franks to the chili. Cook in the Crock Pot for at least two hours. Garnish chili dogs with shredded cheese. Serves four to six hungry people.
The Federal Way Farmers Market will host a chili cook-off from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 27 at The Commons mall parking lot. Federal Way police and firefighters will face off in a battle to make the best chili. Tickets are $10 and include chili, corn bread, a drink and cookie.
All proceeds benefit Toys for Tots. The event will include live entertainment. For tickets, call Janice Siebenaler at (253) 529-7021 or Marty Markey at (253) 926-5925.
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