*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                              This...is Chili
 
 Recipe By     : TJ Hill - Appetites Catered
 Serving Size  : 16   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Mexican                          Entree
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      tablespoons   shortening -- lard or
    5      cups          onion -- minced
    2      tablespoons   garlic -- minced
    2      pounds        ground round
    2      pounds        lean ground pork
   70      ounces        canned tomatoes
   24      ounces        tomato paste
    1      teaspoon      dried oregano
    1      teaspoon      ground cumin
    1                    bay leaf
    3      cups          cooked pinto beans
    2      cups          cheddar cheese -- grated jack or
    4      cups          scallions -- bias sliced
 
 HEAT LARD IN A SKILLET, OVER A MEDIUM FLAME 
 ADD THE ONIONS AND GARLIC
 HEAT AND STIR FOR 4-5 MINUTES, UNTIL SOFTENED, WITHOUT BROWNING 
 ADD THE BEEF AND PORK, HEAT AND STIR UNTIL ALL REDNESS DISAPPEARS 
 ADD THE TOMATOES, TOMATO PASTE, OREGANO, CUMIN, BAY LEAF, AND BEANS 
 BRING TO A BOIL, REDUCE HEAT, COVER, AND SIMMER FOR 2 HOURS REMOVE COVER AND SI
 MMER FOR ANOTHER 1-2 HOURS TO THE DESIRED CONSISTENCY 
 REMOVE FROM HEAT 
 SERVE HOT, GARNISHED WITH GRATED CHEESE AND SCALLIONS
 
 
 
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