*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         Pork Chili with Artichoke
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chili                            Meats
                 Stews
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      pounds        Pork,stew meat -- trimmed of
                         Fat and gristle
                         Flour for dredging
                         Salt to taste
                         Fresh ground pepper to taste
    1      tablespoon    Olive oil
    1      large         Onion -- chopped
   30      milliliters   Garlic -- minced
    1                    Chili pepper -- fresh or canned
                         Minced
    2      tablespoons   Chili powder
    1      tablespoon    Cumin -- ground
    1                    Bay leaf
    1      teaspoon      Dried basil leaves
    1      teaspoon      Dried thyme leaves
    1      teaspoon      Dried oregano leaves
    2      tablespoons   Flour
      1/2  cup           White wine
    3      cups          Chicken broth -- defatted
    5                    Plum tomatoes -- peeled and
                         Chopped
    1      can           Artichoke hearts (19 ozs )
                         Drained and quartered
    1      can           Cannellini or small white
                         Beans -- drained
    1      tablespoon    Lemon juice
      1/4  cup           Fresh cilantro -- minced
 
 Dredge the pork in flour seasoned with salt and pepper and brown over high heat
on all sides in the olive oil.Set aside.
 Turn meat down to medium and add the onions.Cook until softened,about 1
minute.Add 2 cloves of the garlic and the minced chili pepper and cook another 10
seconds.Add the chili powder,cumin,bay leaf,basil,thyme,orefano,and flour,cooking
another minute,stirring constantly.Add the reserved meat and toss together..
 Add the wine and heat to a boil,scraping any brown bits clinging to the bottom of
the pan into the liquid with a wooden spoon.Add the chicken broth and
tomatoes,and simmer partly covered for 30 to 45 minutes,until the pork is
tender.Add the artichoke hearts,and white beans and simmer 10 minutes more..
 Remove from the heat and stir in the lemon juice,cilantro and remaing clove of
garlic.Makes 6 servings.....
 
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