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Prize Winning Chili

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1 (14.5 ounce) can stewed tomatoes, chopped1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste1 carrot, sliced1 onion, chopped2 stalks celery, chopped1/4 cup white wine1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper1/3 cup bottled steak sauce5 slices bacon1 1/2 lbs ground beef1 (1.25 ounce) package chili seasoning mix1 tsp ground cumin1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, drained1 tbs chopped fresh cilantro1 tbs chopped fresh parsley


In a large pot over medium-low heat, combine tomatoes, tomato paste, carrot, onion, celery, wine, pepper flakes, bell peppers and steak sauce.
While tomato mixture is simmering, in a large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp. Remove to paper towels. Cook beef in bacon drippings until brown; drain. Stir chili seasoning into ground beef.
Stir seasoned beef, cumin and bacon into tomato mixture. Continue to simmer until vegetables are tender and flavors are well blended.
Stir in beans, cilantro and parsley. Heat through and serve.