Russian Chili

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

Celery, sour cream and beer are the unusual ingredients in this beef and bean chili seasoned with cumin and chili powder.

INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):


  • In a large skillet over medium heat, cook beef until brown. Drain and let cool. Rinse with water. Drain.
  • In a large pot over medium heat, cook onion, bell pepper and celery in oil until just tender. Stir in ground beef, beer, water, chili powder, salt, pepper, parsley and cumin. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 30 minutes.
  • Stir in tomato paste and cook 10 minutes more.
  • Stir in kidney beans and heat through. Remove from heat and stir in sour cream.