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                              FIREHOUSE CHILI
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chili
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    5                    Bacon, strips
    2       lb           Lean beef, cubed (sirloin or
                         -round steak)
    1       c            Onion, diced
      1/2   c            Green pepper
    3       ea           Garlic, minced
    3       tb           Chili powder
    1       t            Ground cumin
      1/2   ts           Ground oregano
      1/4   ts           Italian seasoning
      1/4   ts           Black pepper
    1       t            Cayenne pepper
    1       qt           Beef broth
    1       cn           Green chilies, 4-ounce
    1       cn           Whole tomatoes, crush
   16                    Ounce
    2       sm           Pickled hot peppers,
                         -chopped
    2       c            Mashed pinto beans or
                         -refried beans
    2       cn           Kidney beans
      1/2   c            Cornmeal
      1/2   c            Water
 
   Fry bacon until crisp, remove.  Brown beef in bacon
   grease, stirring as it cooks.  Sprinkle beef lightly
   with garlic salt (1/2 teaspoon) while cooking.  When
   all meat is browned, add onion, green pepper and
   garlic. Cook until tender.  Add seasonings, crumbled
   bacon and broth. Stir and bring to a boil.  Add
   tomatoes, chilies, peppers and mashed beans. Simmer
   covered for 1-1/2 hours, stirring occasionally. Add
   kidney beans and simmer for 30 minutes longer.  Mix
   together cornmeal and cold water and add gradually to
   the chili to thicken. When desired consistency is
   reached, cook 10 minutes longer.  Chili is now ready
   to be serve. From: Michelle Bass
                    Date: Fri, 01-2
  
 
 
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