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    Mucho Gusto Chili

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    List of Ingredients

    Mucho Gusto Chili

    1 pound coarsely ground beef
    1 pound ground pork, lean shoulder
    1 pound red beans, washed
    1 large onion, diced
    1 cup celery, sliced 1/4" thick
    3 tablespoons hot chili powder
    1 tablespoon cumin seeds
    1 quart tomatoes
    1 1/2 cups V-8 vegetable juice
    1 1/2 cups beer
    3 bay leaves
    3 large garlic cloves
    1 can chopped green chiles, (3-4 ounce)
    1 bell pepper, diced
    1 tablespoon oregano
    1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    salt, to taste
    2 tablespoons cornmeal, mixed with 3 Tb warm water, optional


    Brown meat slightly.

    Add to beans in soup pot.

    Add water to half full.

    Add onion, celery, chili powder, cumin, tomatoes, V8, beer, bay leaves, garlic, green chilies, bell pepper, oregano and pepper.

    Bring to a simmer and cover.

    Cook for 3 to 4 hours or until tender, adding water if necessary so beans do not stick and stirring frequently.

    Add salt.




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