*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Chili H. Allen Smith
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chili
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2      tablespoons   Butter
    4      pounds        Beef sirloin -- coarse grind
    6      ounces        Tomato paste
    4      cups          Water
    3                    Onions
    1                    Bell pepper (s)
    4                    Garlic cloves
    3      tablespoons   Red chile,hot -- ground
    1      tablespoon    Oregano,dried -- pref. Mexican
      1/2  teaspoon      Basil
    1      tablespoon    Cumin
    1                    Salt
    1                    Pepper
 
 1. Heat the oil or butter (or a blend of the two) in a heavy 4-quart pot over
medium heat. Add the meat to the pot. Break up any lumps with a fork and cook,
stirring occasionally, until the meat is evenly browned.~ 2. Stir in the
remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer, uncovered,
for 2 to 3 hours. Stir occasionally and add more water if necessary. Taste and
adjust seasoning.~
 
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