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Chili con Carne Recipe
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Recipe for Chili con Carne

This recipe for chili con carne is especially good served over pasta with a fruit salad side dish.  Chili con Carne is a great meal for casual dinner guests since you make the chili ahead of time and let it simmer until ready to eat.

For a buffet style gathering, chili con carne can be a great alternative to traditional meat dishes.  It can be offered with several types of pasta and even rice.  You can even offer a vegetarian chili as well as the chili con carne.

For a simple family meal, this recipe for chili con carne can be cooked in a crock pot on low heat while you are at work (or play) and it will be ready to eat when you are!

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6 servings

Chili con Carne Ingredients

1 pound chopped skirt steak (1/2 inch cubes or smaller if you prefer)
1 medium green pepper chopped
1 large onion chopped
3 garlic cloves finely minced
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon dried basil
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 bay leaf
1 teaspoon crushed cumin seed
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
3 tablespoons butter
3 cups chicken broth
1 1/3 cups canned chopped tomatoes (approximately 1 can)

Directions - Recipe for Chili con Carne

In a large saucepan, melt 3 tablespoons butter.  Add onions, green pepper and garlic.  Cook and stir until onions and peppers are tender.  Add the chopped skirt steak to the onions, pepper and garlic.  Stir until cooked through

Pour the chicken broth and tomatoes into the  meat mixture.  Stir in salt, basil, chili powder, bay leaf, cumin, and cayenne pepper.

Bring chili con carne to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer.  Cook for 3 hours until the chili con carne has thickened.  Make sure to stir occasionally.

Before serving you may choose to add 1 can of beans and cook until heated through.