Yield: 6 servings
|3 pounds||Beef,coarse grind|
|3 \N||Garlic cloves|
|4 tablespoons||Red chile,hot,ground|
|4 tablespoons||Red chile,mild,ground|
1. Melt the lard, butter, or drippings in a large heavy pot over medium heat. add the onions and cook until they are translucent. 2. Combine the meat with the garlic, ground chili, and cumin. Add this meat-and-spice mixture to the pot. Break up any lumps with a fork and cook, stirring accasionally, until the meat is evenly browned. 3. Stir in the water and salt. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer, uncovered, for about 2½ to 3 hours, stirring occasionally, until the meat is very tender and the flavors are well blended. Add more water if necessary. Taste and adjust seasonings.