*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                       Carroll Shelby’s Gourmet Chili
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2  pounds        lean beef -- * see note
      1/2  pound         lean pork -- * see note
    1      cup           onions -- chopped
    1      large         garlic clove -- finely chopped
    2      tablespoons   bacon drippings -- --or, lard
    1      large         green bell pepper -- ** see note
   15      ounces        tomato sauce
   12      ounces        beer -- preferably mexican
    1      package       original texas chili preparation
    4      ounces        green chiles -- diced
 
  * or substitute 2 lbs. fresh vension for beef/pork, if desired.  ** or substit
 ute 1/2 green and 1/2 red bell pepper.
 
  Cut or grind meat into small pieces coarser than regular ground  meat. Pound w
 ith meat mallet. Combine with onion and garlic and  add to heavy, large pot or 
 Dutch oven with lard or bacon drippings.  Cook over medium-high heat until meat
  is browned and onions is  tender, about 6 minutes. Stir occasionally to keep m
 eat evenly  browned. Add bell pepper, tomato sauce and beer. Simmer,  uncovered
 , for 30 minutes. Add remaining ingredients except  packet of masa flour in Chi
 li Preparation package . Simmer 1 hour  more, stirring occasionally. If more li
 quid is needed, add beer as  desired. Mix masa flour with a little beer to make
  a thin paste. Stir  masa mixture into chili. Simmer another 30 minutes. Check 
 for taste  and add cayenne pepper packet from Chili Preparation, if you dare.
 
  Serves 4 to 6.
 
 Busted by Christopher E. Eaves <cea260@airmail.net>
 
 
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