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Chili Colorado

myownidaho

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Still working through the freezer to make room. Pulled out a couple of packages of round steak today. This is a simple recipe that I want to highlight the Chimayo chiles I used.

Round steak, cubed
Diced onion
Fresh garlic
Cumin seed that has been toasted and ground
Lots of chile powder
S & P
Beer
Beef stock

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Season the meat with salt and brown in the Dutch Oven. Brown the onions and add the garlic and beef. Add the cumin and chile powder. Cook over high heat to toast the chile powder.

Deglaze with some of the beer and add beef stock to cover 3/4 of the meat. Adjust seasoning with S & P. Bring to a simmer, cover and place in a 200 degree even until the meat is tender.

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I have a pot of pinto beans simmering flavored with onion and cumin. I will serve the chili over a scoop of beans with tortillas on the side.

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myownidaho

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That worked. An hour into the braising process, I decided I wanted some roasted green chiles in there, so I pulled a pack of Anaheims and Poblanos out of the freezer, chopped them up and tossed them into the pot.

A spoonful of beans.

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A big ladle of Chili Colorado and a pile of finely grated sharp cheddar. Tortillas and a glass of Imperial Stout rounded things out. The beans smoothed out the sharpness of the chile powder and added that smooth texture. I’m pretty happy with how this turned out.

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tropics

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Going to be Chilly here tomorrow,that would hit the spot
Richie
 

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Now that's some good looking chili there Sir!
Nice job!
Al
 

browneyesvictim

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My mouth is watering. Outstanding comfort food right there.
 

Rings Я Us

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Yet another way to cook chili.
That's really different to me.
Point! Looks good!
 
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