Santas Chili

Bruce Lambert


Red beans may be added, your preference. (I do)

If I have failed to put all the instruictions or missed anything, ask Ill check it out.

Im not a typist lol.


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8 to 10
1 Hr
2 Hr
Stove Top


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2 lb
coarsley ground beef
2 lb
coarsley ground pork
2 lb
coarsley ground veal
1 c
3/5 Tbsp
chili powder, hot (to taste)
6 Tbsp
6 clove
2 medium
onions chopped
dried chili peppers or crushed red peppers
1 bottle
beer (i like dark beer)
1 Tbsp
oregano, dried
2 Tbsp
paprika, hot (to taste)
2 Tbsp
cider vinegar
3 c
beef broth, reduced sodium
4 oz
ortega green chilies
14 oz
canned diced tomatoes with juice
several dash(es)
franks hot sauce (again to taste)
2+ Tbsp
mesa flour

How to Make Santas Chili


  • 1Brown meat in hot oil til browned, adding black pepper to taste. Drain meat add chile powder, cumin, garlic and chopped onions. Cook 30-45 minutes using as little of the beer liquid as possible. Stir often.
  • 2Remove skins from chilis, mash pulp and add to meat mixture. Strain oregano and beer and add some of the beer mixture, paprika, vinegar, 2 cups of beef broth, green chilies, stewed tomotoes and hot sauce Stir and simmer for another 30 to 45 minutes. STIR OFTEN!
  • 3Disolve 2 tablespoons of mesa flour intosome of the beef broth. and add to chili mixture. This will thicken everything up. STIR OFTEN!

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About Santas Chili

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American

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