*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               Pierre’s Chili
 
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Main Dish
                 Chili
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      tablespoon    Olive oil
    1      pound         Beef-lean -- ground
    1      pound         Pork-lean -- ground
    2      cups          Onion-chopped
    1      cup           Green pepper-chopped
    1      cup           Celery-chopped
    1      tablespoon    Garlic-minced
    1      tablespoon    Oregano-dried
    2      each          Bay leaf
    2      teaspoons     Cumin
    3      tablespoons   Chili powder
    3      cups          Tomatoes-crushed
    1      cup           Beef stock
    1      cup           Water
                         Red pepper flakes -- to taste
                         Salt -- to taste
                         Pepper-fresh ground -- to tast
    2      cups          Kidney beans-cooked
                         Garnishes:
                         Monterry jack cheese-shredde
                         Lettuce-shredded
                         Red onion-chopped
                         Coriander-chopped
                         Sour cream
                         Lime wedges
 
 Heat oil in heavy Dutch oven; add beef and pork; cooking and breaking up until
lightly browned; add onions, green pepper and celery; sweat 2 minutes; add other
ingredients except beans, mixing well; bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and
simmer 20 minutes; discard bay leaves; add beans, mix well and simmer another 10
minutes; ladle into warm soup bowls and serve with warm tortillas, tortilla chips
or crackers; pass garnishes separately.Yield: 8 to 10 servings.
 
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