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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.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5835 Calories from Fat 1068

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 120 g184.7%

Saturated Fat 39.5 g197.7%

Trans Fat 3.9 g

Cholesterol 368 mg122.7%

Sodium 6640.4 mg276.7%

Total Carbohydrates 746 g248.6%

Dietary Fiber 183 g731.9%

Sugars 31.1 g

Protein 455 g910.3%

Vitamin A 95.9% Vitamin C 127.3%

Calcium 128.6% Iron 502.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Chili Con Carne Recipe