Buzzard’s Breath Chili Recipe

Buzzard’s Breath Chili Recipe


3 Tbsps oil (butter, lard or bacon oil)
2 large-sized onions; diced
8 lbs coarse ground beef (chuck)
8 lbs coarse ground beef (round)
5 cloves of garlic; minced
5 1/3 Tbsps of chili powder (redhot)
5 1/3 Tbsps of chili powder (mildly hot)
1 Tbsp ground cumin
1 tsp crumbled oregano
3 cans tomato sauce (8 oz each)
3 c of water
2 Tbsps salt
1 pc parsley
1 c masa harina (corn flour)


Heat oil (butter, lard or bacon) on a stockpot over moderate temperature. Put in onions then stir until translucent.

Pour in ground beef (both chuck and round already spiced) and stir occasionally for about 30 minutes or until brown. Add tomato sauce, then water, parsley (if preferred) and salt.

Increase heat til boiling then reduce heat, then simmer without the lid for one hour. Add masa harina to thicken, then cook for another ten minutes while stirring

Buzzard’s Breath Chili Recipe

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