Amarillo Chili Recipe

Amarillo Chili Recipe


4 slices of bacon, cut into 1/2-inch strips
1 clove garlic
1 pound of round beef, cut into 1/2-inch strips
2 Tbsps of mild red chili, ground
4 cans of whole green-chilies
2 onions
1 1/2 tsp of cumin
12 ounces of tomato paste
16 ounces of pinto-beans
1/2 pound of pork’s houlder; coarsely grinded
1/2 pound of beef-chick; coarsely grinded
1 Tbsp of red hot chili; ground
1 tsp of dried Mexican oregano
1 1/2 tsp of salt
3 c of water


Have bacon sliced fried in large thick pot placed over mid-heat. Once all bacon fats come out, remove bacon pieces using a slotted-spoon. Let them drain them on paper- towels then set aside.

Saute garlic and onions in bacon fat-drippings ’til onions turn translucent. Then add beef and pork into pot. Have it cooked over mid-heat, occasionally stirring ’til meat is browned evenly.

Add rest of the ingredients excluding bacon beans. Boil, have fire lowered, simmer without cover for two hours, stirring occasionally.

Add in beans bacon then simmer it for 30 mins more.

Amarillo Chili Recipe

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