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Connie's Green Chile Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Connie Kreider
Added: Monday, May 25, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lb. diced pork (steak, chops, roast)
1/4 c. cooking oil
2 T. ground cumin
1 T. oregano
2 tsp. salt or enough to your liking
2 T. minced garlic (can substitute powdered 2 tsp.)
1 can of diced tomatoes 10-14 oz. size
1 1/2 c. of your favorite green chilies (hot, med, mild)
4 c. water (approx.)
1/4 c. flour with 1/2 c. water (whatever it takes for a nice gravy like thickening)

Directions:
Directions:
Heat cooking oil; add cubed meat. Cook until brown then add spices. Cook together for 5 minutes then add chilies. Cook ingredients for another 5 minutes; then add tomatoes. Continue cooking for 3 minutes then add enough water to cover mixture or what you think is your desirable consistency of your chile. Simmer all this stuff for at least 1 hour (the longer the better). Add flour/water mix to thicken chile. May need to make more flour mixture if not thick enough for you.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
about 1 hour or less
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I think my family and friends like my chile because it always seems to disappear when they are around.

 

 

 

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