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                           Buzzard’s Breath Chili
 
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 Serving Size  : 16   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chili
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    3      tablespoons   Lard,butter -- or bacon dripins
    2                    Onions,lg -- coarsely chopped
    8      pounds        Beef chuck -- coarse grind or
    8      pounds        Beef round -- coarse grind
    5                    Garlic cloves -- finely chopped
    5 1/3  tablespoons   Red chile,hot -- ground
    5 1/3  tablespoons   Red chile,mild -- ground
    1      tablespoon    Cumin
    1      teaspoon      Oregano,dried -- pref. Mexican
    3      cans          Tomato sauce (8oz ea)
    3      cups          Water
    2      tablespoons   Salt
                         Parsley (optional)
    1      cup           Corn flour (masa harina)
 
 1. Melt the lard, butter, or bacon drippings in a large heavy pot over medium
heat. Add the onions and cook until they are translucent.~ 2. Combine the beef
with the garlic, ground chile, cumin, and oregano. Add this meat-and-spice
mixture to the pot with the onions. Break up any lumps with a fork and cook,
stirring occasionally about 1/2 hour, until the meat is evenly browned.~ 3. Add
the tomato sauce, water, salt, and optional parsley. Bring to a boil, then lower
the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 1 hour.~ 4.
 Stir in the corn flour (masa harina) to achieve the desired consistency.~ 5. Cook
10 minutes longer, stirring. Taste and adjust seasonings.~
 
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