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12 Quarts Chili

Type: Meat
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

8 lbs 3632g / 128ozBeef chuck - diced OR coarsely ground is best
2 lbs 908g / 32ozPork - cut the same, as beef
2   Onions - diced (large)
1   Garlic clove - chopped
3 tablespoons 45mlSalt
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlThyme
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlOregano
1 tablespoon 15mlCumin, powder
6   Bay leaves
1 tablespoon 15mlCayenne

Recipe Instructions

Place all ingredients in 12 c. pot. Fill the pot half full with water, and put on a low fire. In a large frying pan, make a very dark roux of: 2 cups corn oil 2 cups flour.

When very dark, add: 3 12oz cans tomato paste, or 6, 6 oz cans Cook very slowly until oil starts coming up again.

Now add 20 Tablespoons chili powder Stir and cook, making a thick paste, being careful not to burn. Add the roux mixture to the meat pot.

Simmer, stirring often, for at least 1 1/2 hours, or longer. Allow to sit until grease rises, and skim. Reheat to serve.

Bill Wight


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