1/4 cup vegetable or olive oil
1 medium onion chopped
1 jalapeno pepper finely chopped (remove seeds)
2 Tbs. chili powder
1 Tbs. masa harina (or corn flour)
2 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. cumin powder
1 tsp. oregano
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
2 cloves garlic - minced
1 Tbs. brown sugar
1 tsp. yellow salad mustard
15 oz. Hunt's tomato sauce w/bits
1 -1/2 cups water
1-1/2 cups cooked ground beef - drained
1/2 cup beer
1 Tbs. tomato paste
Heat oil in large cast iron skillet. Add onions and jalapeno pepper and cook until the onion is transparent. Add chili powder, masa harina, paprika, cumin powder, oregano and cayenne pepper. Stir until seasonings are slightly toasted. Stir in garlic, brown sugar, mustard, tomato sauce, water, beer, and tomato paste. Cook over medium heat for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring often. Then cover and simmer over medium-low heat for 30 minutes to help combine the flavors.
Serve with tortillas, on French bread or as a taco filling.
(Optional) Top with sour cream, tomatoes, lettuce, and salsa.