Ivan's World War II Chili

1
virginia duncan

By
@duncan2929

Grandad (Ivan) was a cook in the army during World War II and loved to cook for his family and friends. He said the only problem was trying to use his army cookbook and get the measurements down to family size versus a platoon size which was printed in his book.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 3 lb
    chili meat (hamburger)
  • 3/4 lb
    ground suet (pork sausage)
  • 3/4 tsp
    comino seed(cumin) seeds or 1/2 tsp ground equals 1 tsp seeds
  • 3/4 tsp
    red pepper
  • 1/8
    water glass chili powder
  • 2 oz
    flour (6 teaspoons)
  • 1/2 tsp
    paprika
  • 1 clove
    garlic

How to Make Ivan's World War II Chili

Step-by-Step

  1. Brown all meat. Add all spices.
  2. Now since this is taken from Ivan and Betty's recipe box I'm coping it the way it was written. The next step I know is figuring out what they mean. Like I had no idea what comino seeds were until I looked it up. So for the 1/8 water glass of chili powder. I don't even know how big the glass was. So I'm going to say season it to taste.
  3. It also doesn't say how long to simmer. But I can remember him simmering it at least 30-40 minutes. Now you will also notice it doesn't have any tomatoes, water, or beans in it. That's because this was only how to season up the meat. And the rest depended which supplies were on hand .

Printable Recipe Card

About Ivan's World War II Chili

Course/Dish: Beef Pork
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Army



Show 2 Comments & Reviews

24 Italian Restaurant-Quality Recipes to Make at Home

24 Italian Restaurant-Quality Recipes to Make at Home


What’s for dinner? Italian, but you’re not heading to your favorite restaurant. Tonight’s restaurant-quality Italian meal is going to be made at home. We’re sharing classic Italian recipes like chicken marsala and eggplant rollatini. There are classics with a twist, such as stuffed chicken Parmesan. And for dessert? Tiramisu, cannolis, and New York Cheesecake are on […]

25 Desserts Made With Boxed Pudding

25 Desserts Made With Boxed Pudding


Boxed pudding is tasty and convenient. But, want to know how you can make it better? Transform it into a pie, cake, frosting, and even fruit salad. Who knew so many treats could start with a box of pudding? If you’ve been organizing your pantry and realize how many boxes of pudding were hidden, used […]

8 Soup Recipes Made in a Slow Cooker

8 Soup Recipes Made in a Slow Cooker


When the weather is cooler, soup is a delicious addition to your weekly menu. Comforting and easy to make, on a cold night, these recipes will warm you up and are hearty. Serve with crusty bread and salad for dinner. Leftovers are an easy lunch. What’s the best part about these eight soup recipes? They […]