Mayetta's Chili

Many years ago I had a recipe for "Mayetta's Chili"; so different and so good. Does anyone else out there have it, too?

Vix from Eugene, OR

October 9, 20080 found this helpful

Do you still have it? My Mother gave it to me many many years ago and it has since been lost in obscurity. However, I do remember it had 12 strips of bacon and Italian sausage. I believe she cut it out of the newspaper, probably The Washington Post. If you have it please send it to me.

Thanks, scott.cross AT

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November 8, 20080 found this helpful


5 slices bacon 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded & chopped

8 oz hot Italian sausage, sliced 1-1&frac; T chili powder

1&frac; lbs beef chuck, diced &frac; tsp salt

2 medium onions, chopped &frac; tsp dried oregano, crushed

1 small green pepper, chopped 2&frac; C water

1 clove garlic, crushed 12 oz can tomato paste

2 red chili peppers, seeded & chopped 16 oz can pinto beans, drained

In large saucepan or Dutch oven, cook bacon until crisp; drain and crumble. Set bacon aside. Brown sausage in same saucepan. Drain sausage, reserving 2 T drippings; set sausage aside. In reserved drippings, brown diced beef, onion, green pepper, and garlic. Add bacon, sausage, chili peppers, jalapena peppers, chili powder, salt and oregano. Stir in water and tomato paste. Bring to boiling; simmer, covered, 1&frac; hrs, stirring occasionally. Stir in beans; simmer, covered, 30 mins more. Makes 8 servings.

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