2 pounds Ground round beef
1 pound Ground pork
5 cups Chopped onions
1 1/2 tablespoons Chopped garlic
7 tablespoons Chili powder
2 cans Chopped green chili peppers
3 cans (16 oz) crushed tomatoes
3 tablespoons Tomato paste
4 Bay leaves – crumbled
1 tablespoon Salt
1 tablespoon Oregano
1 tablespoon Red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon Grown sugar
2 cans 16 oz) red kidney beans
1 package Corn chips
1 Head lettuce – shredded
12 ounces Sharp cheddar cheese – shredded
In a large, heavy pot, brown the meat with the onions and the garlic.
Drain off the fat and stir in the chili powder (depending on quality, you may want more)
Add chilies, tomatoes, tomato paste, bay leaves, salt, oregano, vinegar, and brown sugar.
Cover the pot and cook for 2 hours over low heat.
Add beans and cook, uncovered, 30 minutes more.
Serve with side dishes of corn chips, shredded lettuce, and shredded Cheddar cheese.