The Perfect Chili

Chili con carne

Delightful, spicy Chili for the Game Day

Chili is the short for world famous chili con carne, essentially spanish for ‘chili with meat’. It’s a hearty, simple dish-mild, dried chiles mellowed with garlic and sparked with cumin. This dish originated more so in the Norther Mexican region; cooking chiles with meat was in full gear when the Spainiards met the first American Indians.

There are many different varieties of chiles used in chili con carne. Chilli con carne is often served as a main dish with rice and lots of sour cream, however it is also known to be a great side dish for spicing up a bland meal or is great for serving on a buffet style spread with tortilla chips or nachos and has main ingredients of stewing steak or mince, chillies, onion and tomatoes. This has definitely evolved into many contemporary forms with many ingredients added.

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Posted by RecipeBridge Staff Writer February 1st 2012
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