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Red Meat Chili

Thom Hackett

Serves:  8-12 



3# coarsely ground beef, buffalo, or game
Extra-virgin olive oil
cup red wine
2 cups homemade beef stock
2 onions, finely chopped
2-4 small green chilies, hot or mild, seeded and chopped
2 cans tomatoes, briefly chopped in food processor
3 cloves garlic, peeled and mashed
1 Tbsp. Ground cumin
2 Tbsp. Dried oregano
2 Tbsp. Dried basil
Tsp. Red chili flakes
4 cups cooked, soaked kidney beans


Garnish:  (Only if you want it)
No-oil chips
Chopped green onions
Sour Cream
Avocado slices
Chopped cilantro

Cooking Method

Brown meat until crumbly in a little olive oil in a heavy pot.  (Olive oil may not be necessary if the beef contains a lot of fat.) 

  1. Add remaining ingredients. 

  2. Simmer about 1 hour. 

Serve with garnishes.

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