*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                 Chili Base
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2                    pasilla chili peppers -- fresh
    2                    anaheim chili peppers -- fresh
    2                    red bell peppers -- fresh
    2      tablespoons   oil
    2      medium        onions -- diced
    4                    jalapeno chili peppers -- seeded and minced
    3      tablespoons   garlic -- minced
   10                    tomatoes -- seeded & diced
    2                    ancho or pasilla chile
                         stems and seeds removed
    2      teaspoons     cumin powder
    1      teaspoon      cinnamon
                         salt -- to taste
 
 Roast, peel and seed the pasilla, Anaheim and red peppers, then dice.
 Preheat oven to 325F.  Heat the oil in a medium ovenproof skillet over
 medium heat, add onions and jalapeno peppers and cook, uncovered until
 the onions are translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic, tomatoes,
 roasted peppers, dried chiles, cumin, cinnamon and salt. Cover and place
 in the 325F oven for 30 minutes.  Remove the chili base from the oven
 and scrape into a bowl.  Divide into family portions and place in the
 freezer for up to 6 months.
 
 Busted by Christopher E. Eaves <cea260@airmail.net>
 
 
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