Author: Canadian Living

As it seems there is no such thing as a small batch of Chili; Something good to make when tired of eating it with a crusty bun.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Jean-Louis Parent

Ingredients

  • 5 flour tortillas
  • 2 cups grated Cheddar cheese
4 Cups of Homemade Chilli (try my recipe:
  • 41/2 lbs top round steak cubed
  • 12 hot Italian sausages casing removed
  • 5 onions (coarsely chopped)
  • 5 carrots (chopped)
  • 1 can red kidney bean
  • 1 can black bean
  • 1 can white kidney bean
  • 1 can diced tomato
  • 1 bottle beer
  • 1 teaspoon Bovril
  • 4 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper sauce
  • 5 bay leaves
  • 6 chili pepper (more to taste)

Method

FOR CHILI: Brown beef cubes with salt and pepper to taste. Remove from pot and set aside. In same pot brown sausage meat and crumble it really well. Return beef to pot with rest of the ingredients and simmer on very low heat for 2 1/2 hours.

FOR CASSEROLE: In a 8 inch round baking dish; place 1 tortilla flat on bottom. Spread 1 cup of chili on top of tortilla. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup cheddar cheese. Top with another tortilla. Repeat 3 times topping with last tortilla. Cook in 375F. oven for 20 minutes. Sprinkle remaining cup of cheese on top and return to oven for 10 minutes. Broil for 1 to 3 minutes to "gratin?uot;. Rest 5 minutes and serve.
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