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The best chili recipe EVER!

Ingredients
  

  • 2 lbs ground beef or vegan substitute
  • 2 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 white onion chopped
  • 1 bell pepper chopped red, green or yellow
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup parsley chopped - use dried if that's all you have
  • 4 1/2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp paprika powder
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp sugar - use coconut sugar for paleo
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 46 oz bottle tomato juice
  • 28 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 15 oz can tomato sauce
  • 16 oz can pinto beans rinsed & drained
  • 16 oz can kidney beans rinsed & drained
  • Shredded cheddar cheese and sour cream for topping optional

Instructions
 

  • In a large skillet, add meat and cook over medium-high heat until fully cooked. Transfer to a bowl.
  • Add olive oil to skillet and add onion, pepper, garlic, and parsley, cook over medium heat stirring occasionally for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and add all spices, stir.
  • Add back in the meat, stir, then add tomato juice, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, kidney and pinto beans. Bring to a boil, decrease the heat to medium-low and simmer for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  • Serve warm with cheese and sour cream (optional).