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Chili Con Carne Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Long Family/GrandMary Elliott
Added: Saturday, November 8, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tablespoons shortening
1 pound lean ground beef
1 onion, chopped fine (can substitute onion flakes)
1 sixteen-ounce can tomato sauce
1 sixteen-ounce can chili beans with liquid
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder.

Directions:
Directions:
Melt shortening and add meat, breaking it apart and searing until browned. Add onion, tomato sauce, chili beans with liquid, salt & chili powder. Simmer for about 1 hour or cook in crock pot. Can be cooked in a pressure cooker for 15 minutes. Recipe can be doubled for 6-8 servings.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Serve with crackers and a little grated cheddar cheese on top. Great on those cold winter nights.

 

 

 

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