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                          CHILE GRANDE WITH BEANS
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chili                            Beef
                 Main dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         Parker C. Folse, Jr.
    4       tb           Bacon drippings
    1       lg           Spanish onion -- chopped
    2                    Stalks celery -- chopped
    1       lb           Lean stew meat -- finely
                         -chopped
    1       lb           Rind of cooked ham -- ground
                         - fine
                         Water
    2       cl           Garlic -- chopped
    2       tb           Oregano
    1       tb           Cayenne pepper
    1       tb           Chili powder
    2       tb           Cumino
    1       tb           Salt
    1       c            Red wine
    1       lb           Dried pinto beans
 
   Melt bacon fat in a heavy pan.  Brown chopped onion
   and celery in it. add meat and brown it.  Add ham rind
   and cover well with water. Add all other ingredients
   and bring to a boil. Add dried beans, lower heat, cook
   slowly until beans are done.  Add water as needed.
   Remove some of the cooked beans, mash them, and return
   to chili to “tighten” it. Stir to smooth the
   consistency.  Serve it really hot. Margaret Garland
   
   Source:  Prize Winning Recipes for the State Fair of
   Texas, 1976. v
  
 
 
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