*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         New Mexico Red Bean Chili
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Main Dish
                 Chili
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      pounds        Lean grnd. beef
    1      large         Onion -- chopped
    2                    Jars canned pimentos -- (7oz.)
    3 1/2  cups          Beef broth
    1      can           Whole tomatoes -- (28 oz.)
    1      teaspoon      Ground allspice
    2      teaspoons     Ea. cumin & corriander -- (ground)
    4      teaspoons     Oregano leaves
      1/2  cup           New Mexico chile
    3      cans          Kidney beans -- drained (#303)
 
 Crumble beef into 5-6 qt. pan over high heat. Cook; stirring, until beef is
well browned.  Lift our meat and set aside. Discard all but 2 tbs. of the
drippings.  to drippings, add onion and fook, stirring often, until onion is
soft. Meanwhile, puree pimentos and their liquid in blender. Return beef to pan
with pimento puree, broth tomatoes (break up with spoon) and their liquid, all
spice, cumin, corriander, oregano, ground chile, and beans. Bring to boil; then
reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 45 minn.. Uncover and continue to simmer
until thickened to you liking; stir often. Note: Substitute roasted red pepper
in place of pimento if desired. Proceed as directed.
 
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