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Texas Beef Chili

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Category: Chili

 Ingredients List

  • 2 lb Beef chuck or shin,
  • In 1/2" cubes
  • 8 tb Olive oil
  • 5 tb Med-hot chili powder
  • 1 lb Spanish chorizo sausage,
  • Sliced 1/4" thick
  • 3 Medium onions, chopped
  • 8 Garlic cloves
  • 1 tb Oregano, preferably Mexican,
  • Crumbled
  • 2 ts Cumin, ground
  • 2 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Fresh ground pepper
  • 4 lb Canned Italian plum
  • Tomatoes, drained
  • And chopped
  • 24 oz Beer, Dos Equis or
  • Other Mexican beer
  • 6 oz Tomato paste


Toss meat with 3 T. olive oil and 2 T. chili powder in non-aluminum
bowl. Let stand in refrigerator overnight.

Heat 3 T. oil in large, heavy skillet over med-hi heat. Brown the
meat in batches (do not crowd) on all sides, about 5 minutes.
Transfer to a large pot, using slotted spoon. Add chorizo to skillet
and brown well. Transfer to pot using slotted spoon. Reduce heat to
med-lo. Add more oil to skillet, if necessary. Add onions and cook
until translucent, about 10 minutes. Add garlic, chili powder,
oregano, cumin, salt and pepper. Stir 3 minutes then transfer to
pot. Stir in tomatoes, beer and tomato paste. Bring to a boil then
reduce heat. Cover and simmer until meat is very tender, stirring
occasionally, about 3 hours. Uncover during last hour if necessary
to thicken liquid into sauce.

Some good accompaniments are pinto beans and salsa as side dishes.

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