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Title: Chili N'awlins

User: nnss

Yield: 12 servings

Categories: main dish, mexican, cajun

amount unit name
2 LB ground round beef
1 LB ground pork
5 C chopped onions
1 1/2 TB chopped garlic
7 TB chili powder
2 CN chopped green chili peppers
3 CN 16 oz crushed tomatoes
3 TB tomato paste
4 ea bay leaves, crumbled
1 TB salt
1 TB oregano
1 TB red wine vinegar
1 TB grown sugar
2 CN 16 oz red kidney beans
1 pk corn chips
1 ea head lettuce, shredded
12 OZ sharp cheddar cheese, shredd

Instructions:

I had this when visiting friends in N'awlins. He didn't know the
source of the recipe, but this was sure passable chili. In a large,
heavy pot, brown the meat with the onions and the garlic. Drain off
the fat and stir in the chili powder (depending on quality, you may
want more - we get real cool stuff up here in the north). Add
chilies, tomatoes, tomato paste, bay leaves, salt, oregano, vinegar,
and brown sugar.
Cover the pot and cook for 2 hours over low heat.
Add beans and cook, uncovered, 30 minutes more.
Serve with side dishes of corn chips, shredded lettuce, and shredded
Cheddar cheese.

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