Buzzard’s Breath Chili Recipe

Buzzard’s Breath Chili Recipe

Ingredients:

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)

Instructions:

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

Portuguese Chili Beans Recipe

Portuguese Chili Beans Recipe

Ingredients:

2 c of beans (kidney); rinsed and dried
1 tsp of cooking oil (or bacon drippings)
1 pc of onion (medium); chopped
3 pcs of garlic cloves; crushed
1-1/2 lbs of chuck (or linguesa, ground)
8 oz of tomato sauce (or tomato paste, canned)
1/8 tsp of cloves (ground)
1 Tbsp of chili powder
2 tsps of salt
2 tsps of pepper (black)
Parsley (fresh or bell pepper); chopped
Hot pepper (red, small)

Instructions:

Soak the beans for over a night; cook till soft. Saute garlic and onion on oil then add chuck. Cook till slightly browned. Add cloves, tomato sauce, powdered chili, pepper, salt, (red) pepper, and parsley.

Let it boil, about 10 to 15 mins. Add the beans then continue to cook, about 25 more mins. Serve along with (Portuguese) bread.

Portuguese Chili Beans Recipe

Turkey-Macaroni Chili Recipe

Turkey-Macaroni Chili Recipe

Ingredients:

2 Tbsps of cooking oil
1 pkg of turkey (fresh, ground)
1 pc of onion (medium); chopped
1 pc of pepper (green); chopped
2-1/2 c of broth (chicken)
7 oz of uncooked macaroni (elbow)
15 oz of tomato sauce (canned)
1 Tbsp of vinegar
1-1/2 tsps of sugar (refined)
1 tsp of garlic salt
1 tsp of powdered chili
1/4 c of cheese (Parmesan); grated
2 Tbsps of cheese (Parmesan); grated
1 Tbsp of parsley

Instructions:

Heat the oil inside a (Dutch) oven above moderately high heat. Crumble in the turkey, add pepper and onion; stir thoroughly. Cook till turkey has browned; drain and save the juices.

Stir the broth onto the juices; let it boil. Add macaroni then turn down the heat and let it simmer for ten mins; stirring occasionally. Add sauteed mixture, tomato sauce, vinegar, sugar, garlic salt, powdered chili, 1/4 cup of shredded cheese and parsley; stir.

Cook above gentle heat for ten minutes. Season pepper and salt then sprinkle 2 tablespoons of shredded cheese. Serve at once.

Turkey-Macaroni Chili Recipe