FIRST LADIES /PEDERNALES RIVER CHILI
This is purported to be the favorite chili of Mrs. Lyndon B. Jonhson, Wife of President of United States.
I found these recipes in an old cookbook which has no name or any identifying labels.
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- 4 lb
- chili meat (coarsely ground round steak or well trimmed chuck meat)
- 1 large
- onion (chopped)
- 2 clove
- garlic (minced)
- 1 tsp
- ground oregano
- 1 tsp
- comino seed
- 6 tsp
- chili powder
- 2 can(s)
- ro-tel tomatoes
- salt to tsate
- 2 c
- hot water
1Place chili meat, onions, and cloves of garlic in a large heavy boiler or skillet.
Fry meat mixture until lightly brown in color.
Season with ground oregano, comino seed, chili powder, Ro-tel tomatoes, salt to taste, and hot water.
2Bring mixture to a boil. Lower cooking temperature and simmer slowly for about 1 hour, or until chili is as thick as desired.
3While chili simmers, skim fat from top of chili mixture as necessary.