*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                Gringo Chili
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chili
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2      teaspoons     Lard,butter -- or bacon dripins
      1/2                Onion,med -- coarsely chopped
    1      pound         Beef round -- coarse grind
    2      tablespoons   Red chile,hot -- ground
    1      tablespoon    Red chile,mild -- ground
      1/4  teaspoon      Oregano,dried -- pref. Mexican
      1/4  teaspoon      Cumin -- ground
    2                    Garlic cloves,med -- fine chop
    2      cans          Tomato soup (10-1/2oz ea)
    1      can           Onion soup (10-1/2oz ea)
    2      cans          Kidney beans (16oz ea)
 
 1. Melt the lard, butter or drippings in a large heavy pot over medium heat. Add
the onion and cook until it is translucent.~ 2. Combine the meat with the ground
chile, oregano, cumin, and garlic. Add this meat-and-spice mixture to the pot.
Break up and lumps with a fork and cook, stirring occcasionally, until the meat
is evenly browned.~ 3. Stir in the tomato soup, onion soup, and beans. Bring to a
boil, then lower the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 1/2 hour until the liquids
cook down and the mixture thickens.
 Taste and adjust seasonings.~
 
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