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Chili with beef

22 mayo, 2021

For those afternoons with friends, for a weekend or simply for when you have a craving for a different and flavorful snack, this chili con carne recipe it is an excellent option.

Chili is a type of very thick soup prepared with meat and a spicy sauce, it is very popular in northern Mexico and states on the border with the United States. There are many preparations of this dish and each place provides different ingredients. In this opportunity, in Free Recipes we tell you how to make texan chili con carne and we will give you the secret so that it has an unbeatable flavor. Keep reading!

6 diners
1h 30m
Low difficulty

Additional characteristics:
Medium cost, Slightly spicy, Stew, Traditional recipe from the United States

Ingredients to make Chili con carne:

How to make chili con carne:


To start the chili con carne recipe, toast the chiles for a few seconds in a hot pan; the guajillo chili and the pasilla chili should be clean without seeds or veins. Then, soften them in hot water and boil for 5 minutes, Blend with a little of the cooking water and reserve.

Chili con carne Recipe - Step 1


Now, in a frying pan heat a tablespoon of oil and fry the beef until golden brown. Season with salt and pepper to taste, when ready remove from heat and reserve.

Chili Con Beef Recipe - Step 2


Prepare a large pot, heat a little oil and sauté the onion, jalapeño pepper and garlic clove chopped.

Chili con carne Recipe - Step 3


Here’s the secret for your original chili con carne to have an exceptional flavor: add 355 milliliters of dark beer, followed by a pinch of cumin and a pinch of oregano. Let cook for 2 minutes.

Trick: If you don’t want to use beer, you can substitute beef broth, but don’t worry, it won’t taste like beer in the end.

Chili con carne Recipe - Step 4


Then add the meat that you previously cooked, season with a little more salt and pepper to taste and let cook for 3 minutes to integrate the flavors.

Chili Con Beef Recipe - Step 5


Now, Pour in the chilli sauce and the beef broth, mix very well and let it continue cooking.

Chili Con Beef Recipe - Step 6


Finally, in a container mix two tablespoons of cornmeal with beef broth until a light and thick consistency is obtained. Then add it to the pot, cover and cook over low heat for 1 hour.

Chili con carne Recipe - Step 7


Serve the texan chili con carne on a tortilla with a little rice, a few slices of avocado and a touch of lemon. To eat!

Chili Con Beef Recipe - Step 8

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Chili con carne – Suggestions and other recipes

It’s not a joke when we tell you that this american chili con carne recipe it is exquisite. Dark beer gives it a unique and very special flavor. You can eat it in tacos or enjoy as a snack with tortilla chips and melted cheese. It is the perfect recipe for a day with friends, so we invite you to enjoy it with those you love the most.

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