Sun Dance Chili Recipe

Sun Dance Chili Recipe


2 Tbsps of lard
1 pc of onion (large); chopped
1/2 pc of celery stalk (fresh); chopped
Bell peppers; chopped
1/2 c of mushrooms; sliced
3 lbs of beef; ground coarsely
2 Tbsps of red hot chile (ground)
1 Tbsp of red mild chile (ground)
1/2 tsp of oregano (dried, Mexican)
1 tsp of cumin (ground)
3 pcs of garlic cloves
1 tsp of salt
2 c of tomatoes (whole)
3/4 c of tomato paste (canned)
1/2 c of chiles (green, whole)
4 c of beans (kidney, in water)


Melt lard on a pot above moderate heat then add onion, bell peppers, and celery; cook till onion becomes limp. Add mushrooms then cook them for 5 more mins. Combine meat, ground chiles, cumin, garlic, and oregano; add onto the cooking pot; stirring constantly to crumble meat.

When meat has browned, add salt, tomatoes, tomato paste, and green chiles; let it boil. Once boiling, reduce heat then let it simmer for 90 mins, uncovered, Stir frequently.

Add beans with the liquid; let it simmer for half an hour, uncovered. Adjust the seasonings when necessary.

Sun Dance Chili Recipe

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