*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               Midwest Chili
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      pounds        beef chuck -- coarse grind
    3      tablespoons   cumin
    2      pounds        beef chuck -- fine grind
    3      teaspoons     salt
    2                    onions -- chopped
    3      cups          water
    5                    garlic cloves -- minced
   30      ounces        tomato sauce
    1      tablespoon    red chile -- hot, ground
   56      ounces        tomatoes -- whole
    5      tablespoons   red chile -- mild, ground
   32      ounces        pinto beans
 
 1. Add the meat, onions, and garlic to a heavy 5-quart pot or Dutch oven. Break
  up any lumps with a fork and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, unt
 il the meat is evenly browned. 
 
 2. Stir in the ground chile, cumin, and salt, thoroughly blending the mixture. 
  Add the water, tomato sauce, and tomatoes, mashing them with a fork. 
 
 3. Bring the mixture to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 
 about 1 1/2 hours. Stir occasionally. 
 
 4. Taste and adjust seasonings. Stir in the beans and simmer, uncovered, 1/2 ho
 ur longer.
 
 Busted by Christopher E. Eaves <cea260@airmail.net>
 
 
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