Famous landmark Hollywood restaurant that closed in the last decade. This is the popular chili--Liz Taylor loved it so much she had it shipped around the world to every movie set that she was working on!
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- 1/2 lb dried pinto bean
- 2 (14 1/2 ounce) cans tomatoes
- 1 lb green bell pepper, seeded, chopped
- 1 1/2 lbs onions, chopped
- 1 1/2 teaspoons vegetable oil
- 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
- 1/2 cup finely chopped parsley
- 1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
- 2 1/2 lbs lean ground beef
- 1 lb ground pork
- 1/3 cup chili powder (2 more tablespoons will make it hotter)
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 1/2 teaspoons pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1Rinse beans, put in a bowl and add water so that it extends 2 inches above beans.
- 2Allow to soak overnight.
- 3Transfer beans AND water to a large stock pot.
- 4Simmer, covered, in the same water until tender, about 2 to 2 1/2 hours.
- 5Add tomatoes and simmer 5 minutes.
- 6Heat oil in large skillet and sauté green peppers slowly 5 minutes.
- 7Add onions and cook until tender, stirring frequently.
- 8Add garlic and parsley.
- 9In a second large skillet, melt butter and sauté beef and pork 15 minutes.
- 10Add meat to onion mixture, stir in chili powder and cook 10 minutes.
- 11Add meat mixture to beans in large pot.
- 12Season with salt, pepper, and cumin.
- 13Simmer, covered, 1 hour.
- 14Remove cover and cook 30 minutes longer.
- 15Skim fat off top.
- 16NOTE: This chili freezes very well.
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Nutritional Facts for Chasen's Famous Chili
Serving Size: 1 (399 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 10
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 553.2
- Calories from Fat 289
- Total Fat 32.1 g
- Saturated Fat 14.3 g
- Cholesterol 130.7 mg
- Sodium 684.9 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 29.2 g
- Dietary Fiber 7.7 g
- Sugars 7.0 g
- Protein 37.7 g