Carroll shelby's gourmet chili

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ pounds Lean beef -- * see note
½ pounds Lean pork -- * see note
1.00 cup Onions -- chopped
1.00 large Garlic clove -- finely
1.00 \N Chopped
2.00 tablespoon Bacon drippings -- --or --
1.00 \N Lard
1.00 large Green bell pepper -- ** see
1.00 \N Note
15.00 ounce Tomato sauce
12.00 ounce Beer -- preferably mexican
1.00 pack Original texas chili
1.00 \N Preparation
4.00 ounce Green chiles -- diced

* or substitute 2 lbs. fresh vension for beef/pork, if desired. ** or substitute ½ green and ½ red bell pepper.

Cut or grind meat into small pieces coarser than regular ground meat.

Pound with meat mallet. Combine with onion and garlic and add to heavy, large pot or Dutch oven with lard or bacon drippings. Cook over medium-high heat until meat is browned and onions is tender, about 6 minutes. Stir occasionally to keep meat evenly browned. Add bell pepper, tomato sauce and beer. Simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes. Add remaining ingredients except packet of masa flour in Chili Preparation package. Simmer 1 hour more, stirring occasionally.

If more liquid is needed, add beer as desired. Mix masa flour with a little beer to make a thin paste. Stir masa mixture into chili.

Simmer another 30 minutes. Check for taste and add cayenne pepper packet from Chili Preparation, if you dare.

Serves 4 to 6.

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From: Western Mexican Cookbook

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