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Eastern Establishment Chili















Trans-fat Free


2 cups red kidney beans
cup olive oil
5 pounds beef brisket
cut into 1/2 inch cubes
2 large onions
coarsely chopped
6 large garlic cloves
finely chopped
2 each sweet bell peppers
2 tablespoons basil
1 each bay leaves
2 tablespoons red chili peppers
mild, ground
1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon chile caribe
2 tablespoons cumin
2 tablespoons cornstarch
(masa harina)
6 cups tomatoes, canned
½ cup coffee
freshly brewed
1 x salt
1 x black pepper
freshly ground


Place the beans in a bowl, cover with water and soak overnight.

Pour the beans and the water in which they were soaked into a heavy saucepan.

Bring to a boil over high heat, then lower the heat and simmer, covered, for about 1 hour or until tender.

Stir occasionally.

Heat the oil or melt the lard in a large heavy casserole dish over medium heat.

Pat the brisket dry and add it to the casserole dish.

Stir the beef until it is quite brown on all sides.

Remove it from the casserole dish and set aside.

Add more oil or lard to the casserole dish if needed, then add the onions and garlic and cook until the onions are translucent.

Stir in the green peppers, basil, bay leaf, ground chile, cayenne pepper, caribe, and cumin.

Cook for about 1 minute, then add the corn flour (masa harina) and cook 1 or 2 minutes longer.

Return the brisket to the casserole dish and add the tomatoes and their liquid.

Bring to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 2 hours.

Stir occasionally.

Stir in the salt and black pepper.

Taste and adjust seasonings.

Add the coffee and simmer, uncovered, for 1 hour longer.

Add the kidney beans to the chili.

Simmer, uncovered, for another ½ hour.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 428g (15.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 79766% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 58g 90%
Saturated Fat 21g 106%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 174mg 58%
Sodium 432mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars g
Protein 101g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 120%
Calcium 9% Iron 41%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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