Quick Chili Recipe

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  • 5 tablespoons lard
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 pounds ground beef
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 3 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 quarts tomatoes, run through a sieve, or 1 quart tomato juice
  • 6 ounces tomato paste
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 6 cups cooked pinto beans


First, in large skillet, heat lard over medium-high heat. Next, add onion, garlic, beef and pork; sauté until meat is browned and onion is translucent. This usually takes about 15 minutes. Then, drain the grease.

Second, transfer mixture to large stockpot and add chili powder, salt, pepper, tomatoes and tomato paste. Then, stir in beef broth and heat to boiling.  Once you have brought it to boiling, cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 1 hour.

Finally, add beans and simmer for 1 hour longer, stirring frequently, adding more water as needed. Yields 8 to 10 servings.

  • Published on Aug 13, 2013
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