Chili Con Carne

1
barbara lentz

By
@blentz8

Real chili con carne made with chuck roast. No ground meat here

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Serves:
8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
2 Hr 15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • FOR THE CHILI PASTE

  • 2 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    chipotle chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    ground cumin
  • 2 tsp
    ground oregano
  • 2 tsp
    ground coriander
  • 1 tsp
    ground thyme
  • 4 Tbsp
    water
  • FOR THE CHILI

  • 6
    slices bacon
  • 3 lb
    chuck roast cut into cubes
  • 1 large
    onion diced
  • 6 clove
    garlic minced
  • 3 medium
    jalapeno pepper seeded and small diced
  • 28 oz
    can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 c
    beef broth
  • 2 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 3 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 14 oz
    can kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp
    water

How to Make Chili Con Carne

Step-by-Step

  1. For the chili paste
    Mix all ingredients together to form a paste. Set aside.
  2. Cook the bacon until crisp. Remove and drain on paper towel. Then crumble.Brown the beef chunks in the bacon fat in batches. Set aside. Add the onions to the bacon fat and brown about 5 minutes. Add the jalapenos and garlic and cook another 2 minutes. Add the chili paste and mix another 2 minutes.
  3. In a large pot place the beef and onion mixture. Add bacon, tomatoes, water, lime juice, and sugar. Heat to boiling then turn heat down to low and simmer 2 hours.
  4. Mix the cornstarch and water together and stir into the chili to thicken it a bit. Stir in the kidney beans. Taste and season with salt and pepper. Cook about 15 more minutes.

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About Chili Con Carne

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




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