Chili Con Carne
Makes 4 to 6 servings.
a glass bowl, place the chile pods. You
want to cover with hot water and let stand for an hour.
Then remove the chile pods; however, you need to keep the water
Place the chile
pods into a blender. Now, add
the chile pod water to make two pints.
Next, add the garlic, oregano and salt.
Blend mixture until thick and smooth.
In a Dutch Oven or
a soup kettle, heat and add oil or shortening.
Saut� the onion until clear.
add the beef to the onion and brown. Add
the flour and stir, coating the meat mixture with the flour.
Now, add the water and stir until mixture thickens.
After the mixture thickens, add the chile pod mixture and tomato
Cover and simmer
for one hour. The meat should be very tender.
This is best
made a day or two ahead. Just
before leaving to the picnic or tailgate party, heat (on stove or in
microwave), and pour into a large thermos.
When you get to your destination, it should be nice and hot.
is heat on the grill when you get to your site.
Which ever method you choose, this makes a great chili.
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