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Classic Wheat and Meat Chili

 

Classic Wheat and Meat Chili recipe
10

Yield

16

servings

Prep

45

min

Cook

2

min

Ready

3

hrs

 

Ingredients

1 cup wheat grain
craked
*
¼ cup lard
2 onions
*
1 ½ pounds beef
coarse grind
2 tablespoons red hot chili pepper, dried
hot, ground, or to taste
2 tablespoons red hot chili pepper, dried
mild, ground, or to taste
3 cloves garlic
½ teaspoon oregano
dried, mexican variety
*
2 teaspoons cumin
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon chile caribe
*
8 ounces green chili peppers
diced
8 ounces tomato paste
32 ounces tomato juice

Directions

In a heavy saucepan, boil the presoaked wheat, covered, for 1 hour in the water used for soaking. Add more water as the kernels cook, if necessary.

Melt the suet or lard in a large heavy pot over medium-high heat. Remove the rendered suet pieces, add the onions to the pot, and cook until they are translucent.

Combine the beef with the ground chile, garlic, oregano, cumin, and salt to taste. Add this beef-and- spice mixture to the pot with the onions.

Break up any lumps with a fork and cook, stirring occasionally, until the meat is evenly browned. Stir in the caribe, green chiles, tomato paste, and tomato juice.

Drain the wheat, reserving the liquid, and stir in the kernels. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer uncovered, for 1 hour.

If the chili begins to get too dry, add some of the liquid the wheat was cooked in. Taste and adjust seasonings.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 133g (4.7 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 18355% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 231mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Sugars g
Protein 26g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 3% Iron 13%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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