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Chili Con Carne

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Chili con carne is a beef and beans chili made with kidney beans. Herbed to taste with oregano and spiced with garlic, cumin, chili powder, the chili con carne is spicy, savory and can be served over rice.
  Kidney beans/1 pound dried red/ pinto beans 4 Can (40 oz)
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Ground cumin 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Beef round 2 Pound
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Chili powder 1 Tablespoon

If you use dried beans, soak them overnight, then cook several hours until tender.
Brown onion in heated shortening.
Add meat, cut into very small cubes, and cook until well browned.
Stir in flour, cook a minute or two, then add canned, undrained kidney beans (or home cooked red beans plus 2 cups of the liquid in which they cooked) and all remaining ingredients.
Cook over a low heat, stirring frequently, for about 1 hour or until beef is tender.
Taste and add more chili if you wish.

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Chili Con Carne Recipe