Dobbs' Long Island Chili
- Servings: 6-8
- Prep Time: 30 min
- Cook Time: 6-8 hours
- Total Time: 6-8 hours
|1||Small Can of Chili Peppers|
|1||Whole Bulb of Garlic|
|6 Tbsp||Extra Virgin Olive Oil|
|2||Large Onion, diced|
|1||Small Bell Pepper, diced|
|1 lb||Ground Turkey|
|1 lb||Ground Chicken|
|2||Large Cans of Crushed Tomatoes|
|2 cans||White Kidney Beans, drained & rinsed|
|1 cup||Red Wine|
|2 Tbsp||Dried Basil, or 20 leaves of fresh basil, chopped very small|
|3||Vegetable Bouillon Cubes|
|Salt & Pepper, to taste|
Roast cherry peppers either on grill or on a stove flame. Cool, peel and then diced small. Jared cherry peppers can be used do not roast. Also note: other hot peppers can be used. Once complete add to slow cooker than add the small can of chilies.
Place whole clove of garlic in a custard cup; drizzle with a little of the olive oil. Cover with foil and roast in the oven until very tender; cool and squeeze to remove pulp. Place in slow cooker. In a skillet place the remaining Olive Oil and heat to medium. Add the onion, bell pepper, the Cherry Peppers, can of chilies & the roasted garlic pulp; cook until the onion becomes translucent.
Take this mixture and place into a holding bowl. In the same skillet place the ground turkey and chicken; fry up on medium to medium-high heat until the meat becomes browned and cooked through.
In a large slow cooker place the ingredients from the first mixture plus the ground meat and the rest of the ingredients; add the tomatoes with their liquid, the white beans, the red wine, herbs, & vegetable bouillon cubes. Cook on low heat for 6 - 8 hours. Taste add hot sauce for a more spicier Chili also add salt and pepper if needed.
Serve with day old bagel slices toasted and drizzled with extra virgin olive oil, garlic powder, onion powder, and a good Italian herb mixture. Toast the slices in the oven at 450 degrees until golden brown. The Chili can be served with chopped raw onion and sliced cheddar cheese pieces and or sour cream. Salt and pepper to taste and you can add hot sauce to taste as well. Serve with raw red onions and a dallop of sour cream.