Block Party Chili

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READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • The chile powder can be purchased (McCormicks sells an ancho powder)or made at home using equal weights of anchos and guajillo dried peppers. Stem and deseed them and roast in a 300 F oven or indirectly on the grill. Roast the anchos for 8 minutes and the guajillos for 4 minutes. Cool and grind in a blender to a fine powder.
  • Roast the corriander and cumin in a medium hot skillet for 3 or 4 minutes until the spices are fragrant. Grind them to a powder in a blender or mortar and pestle.
  • Mix the spices and divide into 3 parts.
  • Cook the ground chuck until it's gray and drain the grease.
  • Cook the onion until transparent and add the garlic. Cook about 1 minute longer.
  • Add the onion to the beef and add the tomatoes, bouillion cube and enough water to cover.
  • Add the first portion of spices.
  • Cook for 1 hour addling water if needed.
  • Add the second portion of spices.
  • Add the beans and lime juice.
  • Cook for 30 more minutes.
  • Add the last of the spices and cook for 15 more minutes adding water if needed.
  • Taste and add salt and cayenne as needed.
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