Mule-Kicking Hot Chili

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READY IN: 2hrs 5mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Chili Nation—Jane and Michael Stern.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put the chiles in a large heatproof bowl; add boiling water to cover.
  2. Let stand 30 minutes, until soft; stem and seed them.
  3. In a food processor, puree the chiles with some of the soaking water; set aside.
  4. In a large pot, saute the onion and garlic in the oil until soft.
  5. Add in the beef; cook until browned; drain any excess fat; set aside.
  6. Preheat the broiler; cook the sausages under the broiler until they are cooked through and crisp skinned.
  7. Cut into 1 inch discs and add to the beef/onion mixture in the large pot along with the chile puree, sugar, salt, pepper, oregano, mustard, and beer.
  8. Stir well and bring to a boil; decrease heat and cook at a simmering boil, partially covered, for 40 minutes.
  9. Add in the masa harina mixture; cook for 10 more minutes.

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