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Phil's Chili

8 servings

1 lb. Stew Beef cut into bite size pieces
1 bottle Dark Beer - something with body
Seasoning mixture ratio 1 part Chili Powder 1 part Sugar ½ part Creole seasoning you need enough to coat the beef before browning
Olive oil
Beef stock
1 Onion - chopped
1 ¾ lbs. canned Diced tomatoes with juice
1 lb. Red Kidney Beans rinsed and drained
Pablano peppers - roasted, peeled, seeded, diced
Salt & pepper to taste

Let the beef marinate in the beer overnight
Drain beef, pat dry and coat with seasoning mixture
Brown beef in olive oil and put in crock pot or roaster
Deglaze pan with beef stock scraping up all the "brown bits" and pour over beef- you'll need a pan without a non-stick surface
Sauté onion in olive oil until soft - add to beef
Add tomatoes and pepper stir
Cook covered on low heat a long time stirring occasionally
Add beans 1 hour before serving