Team Marler's Quickie Chili


1 pound ground beef

6oz - 8oz bacon

1 onion

1 green pepper

1 small can petite-diced tomatoes

1 small can tomato paste (plus 1 can water)

1 can Rotel tomatoes

1 bottle beer

chili powder


as needed: Fritos, cheese, sour cream, green onions, toppings


Brown bacon & set aside

Brown chopped bacon, beef & chopped onion in same pan

Drain all of the grease & continue to sauté

Add heaping tablespoon chili powder

Add diced tomatoes, chopped green pepper, rotel & more chili powder

simmer for a few minutes

Add tomato paste & a paste-can of water & a bit more chili powder

Stir & simmer

Add beer, mix well

Cook on low setting (covered) "all day"

Occasionally stir & add chili powder, salt & pepper as needed