*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                 Diet Chili
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chili
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      tablespoon    Oil -- vegetable
    2                    Onions -- finely chopped
    2      pounds        Beef -- coarse grind
    2      tablespoons   Red chile,hot -- ground
    3      tablespoons   Red chile,mild -- ground
    1                    Garlic clove
    1      teaspoon      Oregano,dried -- pref. Mexican
    1 1/2  teaspoons     Cumin
      1/2  teaspoon      Salt
    5                    Tomatoes -- coarsely chopped
   12      ounces        Green chiles -- whole
 
 1. Heat the oil in a medium-sized heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add the onions
and cook until they are translucent.~ 2. Combine the meat with the ground chile,
garlic, oregano, cumin, and salt. Add this meat-and-spice mixture to the pan.
Break up any lumps with a fork and cook, stirring occasionally, about 15 minutes
until the meat is evenly browned.~ 3. Add the tomatoes and green chiles with
their liquid. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 1
hour. Stir occasionally, adding water if necessary.
 Taste and adjust seasonings.~ 4. Allow to cool, then refrigerate. When fat has
risen and congealed, skim it off, than reheat chili.~
 
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