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Chili Colorado Con Carne (Red Chili with Meat

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Category: Meat, Mexican

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 lb Suet -- coarsely ground
  • 2 c Chopped onions
  • 3 lb Coarsely ground lean meat --
  • (combination of beef
  • And pork or any of these)
  • 6 Garlic cloves
  • 2 ts Salt
  • 6 tb Chili powder
  • 1 tb Ground cumin
  • 1 tb Dried oregano -- crumbled
  • Water
  • 1/4 c Roasted flour -- optional
  • Fried tortillas


Cook suet and onions in heavy kettle until onions are tender but not
browned. Add meat and brown. Mash garlic in salt and stir into meat along
with chili powder, cumin and oregano. Add 1 1/2 quarts water. Cover and
simmer 1 hour. To thicken, if desired, blend roasted flour with 1/2 cup
water and stir into mixture. Simmer another half hour. Or soak fried
tortillas in water, blend until smooth and add.

Note: Chili Colorado can be served with pinto beans, rice, macaroni or over

Created by: El Alcapulco, Southern Calif.

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