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Synopsis.....A couple of showers and thunderstorms will remain possible Friday due to daytime heating. No rain is expected this weekend with temperatures just a little above normal for this time of year.
Lakes Area Forecast....
Tonight.......................Mostly cloudy. Lowsnear 70 ...
Texas Beef Council celebrates American Heart Month
Cowboy Beef &
Black Bean Chili
2 lbs. lean ground beef (95%
lean) 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil 1-1/2 cups chopped onion 2 Tbsp. minced garlic2 medium yellow bell peppers, chopped1 large jalapeno pepper, seeded, finely chopped 1/4 cup chili powder1 Tbsp. ground cumin1 tsp. dried oregano leaves, crushed 1 tsp. dried thyme leaves, crushed1/8 tsp. ground red pepper1 can (28 oz.) low sodium crushed tomatoes,
undrained 1 can (14-1/2 oz.) chili-seasoned or zesty-style
diced tomatoes, undrained 1 can (14 to 14-1/2 oz.) low sodium ready-to-serve
beef broth 12 oz. dark beer 1/3 cup tomato paste1 Tbsp. honey 2 cans (15 oz. each) black beans, rinsed, drained chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
beef in stockpot over medium heat 8 to10 minutes or until beef is no longer
pink, breaking up into 3/4-inch crumbles. Remove from stockpot with slotted
spoon. Set aside. Pour off drippings.
Heat oil in
same stockpot over medium heat until hot. Add onions and garlic; cook and stir
3 to 5 minutes or until onions are tender. Add bell peppers and jalapeño; cook
and stir 4 to 5 minutes or until peppers are tender.
crumbles to stockpot. Add chili powder, cumin, oregano, thyme and red pepper;
cook and stir for 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in crushed tomatoes, diced tomatoes,
broth, beer, tomato paste and honey; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and
simmer 45 minutes. Uncover stockpot; continue simmering 30 minutes or until
thickened to desired consistency, stirring occasionally. Stir in beans; cook 5
to 10 minutes or until beans are heated through. Season with salt and black
pepper, as desired. Garnish with cilantro, if desired.
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