Chili con SPAM™
Jane P. Certeza, Preliminary 2nd Place Winner
The Great SPAM™ Cook-Off Island Style 2000

1 can (12 oz) SPAM® Luncheon Meat
1 small onion, diced
4 garlic cloves, chopped
1 can (15 oz) stewed tomatoes
2 Tbs chili powder
2 Tbs cumin
dash of black pepper
1 1/2 tsp sugar
1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce
1 can (15 oz) dark red kidney beans, drained and rinsed

Dice or grate SPAM®. In skillet, saute onions and garlic until softened. Add SPAM®, stewed tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, black pepper and sugar. Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add tomato sauce and kidney beans, simmer over low heat for 10 minutes and serve.