Beef: Carr's Alaskan Railroad Chili

posted by Angel 03-01-101 4:40 PM

Carr’s Alaskan Railroad Chili

2 pounds ground beef
1 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
1 (15 oz.) can tomato sauce
1 (6 oz.) can tomato paste
4 cups water
1 tablespoon lemon juice

Spice blend:
2 tablespoons chili powder -- McCormick/Schilling
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon California-style garlic powder -- McCormick/Schilling
1/2 teaspoon hot Schilling hot shot! Black & Red pepper -- McCormick/Schilling
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 each bay leaves

For Serving:
1 pound cooked spaghetti -- drained
1 (15 oz.) can kidney beans -- rinsed and drained
grated cheddar cheese -- as desired
chopped onion -- as desired

Cook ground beef, onion, and celery in Dutch oven or large pot over medium heat until beef is no longer pink, stir often, then drain.

Combine spice blend and stir in beef mixture. Add tomato sauce, tomato paste, water and lemon juice. bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 1 to 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.

Remove bay leaves with spoon. Discard. Serve chili over spaghetti and beans. Top with cheese and onion.

Makes 6-8 servings.

Source: Originally posted to Aariel's World BB by Karensarobbins of Anchorage, Alaska on 10/03/2000. Karen states that she obtained the recipe from Carr-Gottstein Grocery Store in Anchorage, AK as an in-store recipe publication.

Information obtained by Sandy of Nebraska found on Robbies Kitchen Message Board-Recipe Request; posted by "cchiu" 11/18/00

Originally published & circulated by CARR GOTTSTEIN FOODS CO of Anchorage, Alaska

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