Manly Manny's Chili
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The original recipe is from Rachael Ray's collection, and is named after her brother, Manny. We've adapted it ever so slightly.
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6 servings
  • 2 tablespoons oil (your favorite type for cooking)
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1½ lbs ground sirloin
  • Montreal Steak Seasoning or coarse salt and black pepper, to taste
  • ½ bottle beer (6 ounces)
  • 1 (14-ounce) can beef broth
  • 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons smoky BBQ sauce
  • 3 tablespoons Frank‚Äôs Red Hot sauce
  • 1½ tablespoons dark chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • Chopped raw onions, dairy-free cheese or sour cream alternative, for garnish (optional)
  • Corn tortilla chips, for dipping
  1. Heat the oil in a deep pot over medium-high heat. Add the onions and garlic and saute for 3 to 5 minutes, or until the onions are soft.
  2. Add the ground beef and saute for another 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Season the meat and onions lightly with Montreal seasoning or salt and pepper.
  4. Add the beer and let it cook until reduced by half.
  5. Stir in the broth, paste, smoky BBQ sauce, hot sauce, chili powder, and cumin. Reduce the heat to medium low and simmer the chili for 10 minutes.
  6. Serve with your garnishes of choice and chips.
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