Shonali Thomas of SplenDishes Gourmet Foods stopped by WBTV News Saturday Morning to share her game-winning recipe for Chili and Sweet Buttery Cornbread with a twist.
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Game Day Chili
Ingredients: 1 lb. ground meat (turkey, beef, pork, chicken) 1 onion (yellow), chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 Tbsp. olive oil 2 cans dark red kidney beans 1 – 28oz can canned tomatoes, stewed or diced 3 Tbsp. chili powder (if you like it hot, add cayenne) 1 Tbsp. cumin
1 Tbsp. SplenDishes House Blend 2 bottles of beer (can substitute 3 cups chicken stock)
1 cup water
Cheddar cheese, shredded Scallions (green onion), chopped
Sour cream (Greek yogurt is a great low calorie substitute)
In a large soup pot, add olive oil and sauté onions and garlic until tender, about 4 minutes. Stir in meat, breaking up with a spoon and cook about 5-6 minutes.
Add chili powder, cumin and House Blend until combined.
Stir in kidney beans, tomatoes, beer and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 45 minutes to an hour. Chili can also be transferred to a slow cooker, keep on low for about 4-6 hours. Set up condiments in small bowls and let guests make their own.
Sweet Buttery CORNBREAD
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 40-50 minutes
½ cup Salted Butter, melted
½ cup Sugar, plus extra for sprinkling on top
1 cup Buttermilk (can be substituted with 1 cup milk plus 1 Tbs vinegar)
1 can Creamed corn
1 cup All purpose flour
1 cup Cornmeal
½ tsp Baking Soda
Preheat oven to 375 degrees (f). Spray 9" baking dish or cast iron skillet with cooking spray.
In a large bowl, combine melted butter, sugar, eggs, buttermilk and creamed corn.
Sift in flour, cornmeal and baking soda and stir to combine.
Pour into prepared baking dish and sprinkle with a pinch more of sugar.
Bake for 40-50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center, comes out clean.