Chili A La Franey Recipe

Chili A La Franey Recipe


1 Tbsp of olive oil
1 lb of beef (very lean, ground coarsely)
1 lb of pork (very lean, ground coarsely)
3 pcs of onions (large); chopped finely
Bell pepper(s)
2 pcs of celery stalks; chopped finely
1 Tbsp of garlic; chopped finely
1 Tbsp of dried oregano (Mexican)
2 pcs of bay leaves
2 tsps of cumin (ground)
3 c of tomatoes (with tomato paste)
1 c of broth (beef)
1 c of water
Black pepper (freshly ground)
1/2 tsp of chile caribe
2 Tbsps of ground chile (red, mild-hot)
2 c of beans (kidney); cooked then drained


Combine the ground meat. Heat oil on large pot above moderate heat then add meat; stir constantly to crumble. Cook till meat turns brown,

Add onions, pepper, garlic, celery, oregano, cumin, and bay leaves; mix thoroughly. Add tomatoes, water, broth, black pepper, salt, chile, and caribe; let it boil. Once boiling, reduce the heat then let it simmer, at about twenty mins, uncovered, while stirring frequently.

Add beans; simmer, at about another 10 mins. Taste then adjust with the seasonings.

Chili A La Franey Recipe

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