Quick Chili Con Carne, California Style Recipe

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Quick Chili Con Carne, California Style

Lynnda Cloutier


Another one from my old recipes file.

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2 t. oil
1 lb. ground round
1 large onion, chopped
1 t. chili powder
1/2 t. ground cumin
1 t. salt
1/3 cup dry red wine
1 can tomato sauce (8 oz)
1 green pepper, halved, seeded and diced
4 cups shredded lettuce
1 avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced
4 green onions, sliced


1Heat oil in large skillet. Add beef and onion. Cook and stir often until meat browns slightly.
2Stir in chili powder, cumin and salt. Add wine, tomato sauce and green pepper.
3Cook stirring often, 5 minutes. To serve, arrange lettuce and avocado on dinner plates. Spoon hot chili over evenly. Sprinkle with green onions; serve with hot tortillas or corn bread.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican