Gringo Chili Recipe

Gringo Chili Recipe


2 tsp of bacon drippings, butter or lard
1/2 pc of onion (medium); chopped coarsely
1 lb of beef (round); ground coarsely
1 Tbsp of chile (red, mild); ground
2 Tbsps of chile (red, hot); ground
1/4 tsp of cumin; ground
1/4 tsp of oregano (dried, pref. Mexican)
2 cloves of garlic (medium); finely chopped
2 cans of soup (tomato, 10.5 ozs)
1 can of soup (onion, 10.5 ozs)
1 can of beans (kidney, 16 ozs)


In heavy large pot on medium fire, heat dripping, lard or butter. Add onions and stir ’til translucent. In separate bowl mix meat along garlic, cumin, oregano and chile (ground).

Put meat mixture in pot. Use fork to break meat lumps and stir ’til meat becomes equally browned.

Pour in onion, tomato (soup) as well as the beans. Let mixture boil, lower fire and let mixture simmer for half hour, uncovered, or ’til liquid thickens. Season to taste. Makes 4 servings.

Gringo Chili Recipe

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