Easy Ground Beef Chili

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Appears in Cook's Country February/March 2018

Making chili doesn’t have to be an all-day affair: Our complex, savory ground-beef version is on the table in about an hour.

SERVES6 to 8

TIME1½ hours

Easy Ground Beef Chili

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

To create deeply flavorful chili, we started by building a hearty fond (browned bits of beef) on the bottom of the pot. Then we bloomed the dried spices in hot oil to bring out their lively personalities. We pureed half the beans with canne...

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