Simple Beef and Salsa Chili

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2 lb Beef; cubed
Salt; to taste
2 tb Olive oil; divided 1-1
3 tb Chili powder
1 ts Ground cumin
1 md Onion; chopped
1 cn (8oz) tomato sauce
2 Beef bouillon cube
Cayenne; to taste
2 c Water
1 ts Oregano
2 c Salsa; red, chunky

Original recipe makes 4 Servings



Heat 1 Tbsp oil in a skillet and cook the beef until lightly browned. Remove the meat with a slotted spoon. Discard the greasy cooking fluids. Heat the remaining 1 Tbsp oil in the skillet and saute the onion 5 minutes. Put the beef, onion, salsa, and tomato sauce in a large saucepan. Dissolve the bouillon cubes in 2 cups hot water and add to the chili. Add the chili powder, cumin, and oregano. Bring to a boil,reduce heat and simmer until meat is tender, about 1 1/2 hours. Stir occasionaly, adding water if needed. If desired, add cayenne and salt to taste. NOTES : If you like beans with your chili, add 1 can baked beans. Recipe by: "Real Chili" cookbook Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #1049 by "The stunty w/big axe." on Jan 28, 1998

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