2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
2 pounds ground beef
2 medium onions, chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
28 ounces whole tomatoes
12 ounces beer
5 Tablespoons chili powder
2 jalapeño chili, seeded and chopped
1 Tablespoon cumin
2 teaspoons paprika
1 teaspoon sugar
cayenne pepper, optional
cheddar cheese, shredded
red onion, chopped
1. Heat oil in 6 quart saucepan. Add ground beef, onions and garlic and sauté until meat is browned.
2. Stir in next 7 ingredients and bring to boil over medium-high heat.
3. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered, about 45 to 55 minutes.
4. Taste and season with salt, pepper and cayenne pepper, if desired. Ladle into bowls. Garnish with cheese, onion and avocado, if desired.