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Western Chili Con Carne

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Category: Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Chopped onion
  • 1 Clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tb Oil
  • 3/4 lb Ground beef
  • 3 1/3 c Cooked, drained beans
  • -- pinto, kidney or pink
  • 1 c Water
  • 3 ts Chili powder
  • 1 ts Paprika
  • 3/4 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Oregano; crushed
  • 1/4 ts Pepper
  • 1/8 ts Ground cumin
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 ds Cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 cn Tomatoes (14-16 oz.)
  • 4 1/2 ts Yellow corn meal


Saute onion and garlic in oil until tender. Add ground beef and brown,
breaking apart with a fork. Stir in beans, water, seasonings and
tomatoes; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, about
1-1/2 hours; stir occasionally. To thicken, slowly add corn mean,
stirring constantly; cook over medium-high heat until mixture boils.
Remove bay leaf. Makes 4 or 5 servings. Recipe can be doubled.

Copyright IDAHO BEAN COMMISSION P.O.Box 9433...Boise, Idaho 83707
<Electronic format by Karen Mintzias>

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