Chili Recipes Index




Chili ( Bert Greene's Peppered ) Recipe


7 tb Butter
2 Garlic cloves,med,fine chop
4 Onions,finely chopped
1 Bell pepper(s)
1 1/4 lb Beef round,hamburger grind
1 tb Oil,vegetable
1 1/2 lb Beef shoulder,2"x1/2" strips
3 tb Red chile,mild,ground
3 Tomatoes,lg,chopped
1 ts Sugar
1 Bay leaves
4 Basil leaves,fresh,chopped
1/2 ts Paprika
1/2 ts Cayenne pepper
1/2 ts Allspice
2 tb Chile caribe
1 ts Soy sauce
1/2 ts Hot pepper sauce,liquid
6 Serrano chiles,frsh,fin chop
1/2 c Red wine,dry
3/4 c Beef broth
1 ts Salt
1/2 ts Black pepper,freshly ground
3 c Kidney beans,cooked,drained

1. Melt 3 tablespoons of the butter in a large heavy skillet over
medium heat. Add half the garlic, half the onions, and all the green
pepper and cook for 5 minutes.~ 2. Make a large well in the center of
the vegetables and place the ground beef in the center. Raise the
heat and cook, stirring and scraping the skillet with a metal
spatula. Gradually stir in the surrounding vegetables and cook until
the meat is evenly browned. Transfer this mixture to a Dutch oven.~
3. Heat the vegetable oil and 1 tablespoon of the butter in the
skillet. Saute the beef shoulder, a few strips at a time, over high
heat until it is well browned. Transfer the strips to a plate as they
are done. Lower the heat, then wipe out the skillet with paper
toweling. Return beef strips to the skillet. Stir in the ground chile
and cook 3 minutes over low heat. Transfer to the Dutch oven.~ 4.
Melt the remaining butter in the skillet over medium heat. Add the
remaining onions and garlic and cook for 3 minutes. Stir in the
tomatoes, sugar, and bay leaf and cook for 10 minutes. Transfer the
mixture to the Dutch oven.~ 5. Stir all the remaining ingredients
except the beans into the Dutch oven. Bake, covered, in a 300' oven
for 3 hours.~ 6. Stir in the beans; bake 1/2 hour longer.~