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Chile Con Carne Filling and Sauce

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  Round steak/Lean stewing beef, pork / chicken 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Bacon drippings 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Red chile sauce/1/2 cup ground pure red chili 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Mexican oregano 1 Pinch
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Meat stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)

1 Simmer the meat in water to cover over medium to low heat. Cook until tender.
2 Cut meat into very tiny cubes, or chop in an electric blender at low speed. Heat the drippings in a large skillet. Add the meat and brown.
3 Add the flour, stirring constantly, and lightly brown the flour. Remove pan from the heat; when mixture is slightly cooled, add the chile sauce or ground chile; stir.
4- Season with salt, oregano and garlic. Add a scant cup of meat stock if using the chile sauce, more if using ground chile. Continue to add more, little by little, as the mixture simmers, stirring constantly. Cook for at least 30 minutes to blend the flavors. The sauce should be very thick and smooth.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1917 Calories from Fat 1133

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 126 g193.3%

Saturated Fat 39.8 g199%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 306.3 mg102.1%

Sodium 7099.8 mg295.8%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.6%

Dietary Fiber 8.5 g34.1%

Sugars 2.7 g

Protein 155 g310.7%

Vitamin A 158.7% Vitamin C 15.8%

Calcium 17.1% Iron 45.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chile Con Carne Filling And Sauce Recipe