Alligator Chili



1 lb. Alligator meat, diced
2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
1/2 cup Red Wine

1 large Onion, diced
1 large Bell Pepper, diced
1 clove Garlic, minced
16 oz. Can Pinto beans
10 oz. Can Rotel Tomatoes
6 oz. Can Tomato Paste
Salt & Pepper to taste
1 tsp Cumin
1 Diced jalapeno pepper
1/2 cup Red Wine

In a medium stock pot boil diced meat in water seasoned with salt and pepper for 20 minutes. Remove alligator, empty stock pot. In the same stock pot, add oil, onion, bell pepper and garlic and sauté until onions are tender. Add beans, tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, pepper, cumin and jalapeno. Cook over low heat 40 minutes - add the alligator meat. Cover and cook on low heat for 3 hours. Add the wine during the last 30 minutes of cooking time.

Serves 6




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