3 lbs lean ground beef (do use lean, the bacon has enough fat) 
1 lbs bacon 

28 oz diced tomatoes

14 oz tomato paste

14 oz kidney beans

14 oz black beans

14 oz sweet corn

1 medium onion, diced

4 cloves garlic, minced

1 green bell pepper, diced

1 bunch cilantro, chopped

Fresh lime juice – 1 or 2 limes

1/4 c chili powder

2 tsp coriander

2 tsp cumin 

1 tsp crushed red pepper

Salt & pepper

Bake your bacon while you make the rest of the chili (use cookie sheets and parchment at 400 until crispy) and chop it to make crunchy bacon bits.
In a large dutch oven, brown the ground beef. Add garlic, peppers & onions & sauté until onions are translucent. 


Rinse the beans and drain corn if using canned, then mix in bacon and all remaining ingredients and adjust spices to taste.

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