Recipe for Louisiana Chili


    Louisiana Chili

    8 servings

    2 pounds lean ground pork
    2 large onions, chopped
    4 cloves garlic, minced
    1 red bell pepper, chopped
    1 green bell pepper, chopped
    3 stalks celery, chopped
    1 (28 ounce) can tomatoes
    1 (28 ounce) can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
    1 teaspoon oregano
    1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
    1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    Dash hot pepper sauce
    Pepper to taste

    In a large heavy skillet, cook ground pork over medium heat, breaking up pieces, about 10 minutes or until browned. Drain any fat. Transfer to large saucepan or Dutch oven. Add onions; cook 5 minutes. Add garlic, peppers and celery; cook 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, breaking up with a spoon. Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered, 30 minutes. Add a small amount of water if necessary.