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Chile Con Carne
Chile con carne, or `chile with meat` is an age-old favorite on cold winter days. Dry white wine, kidney beans and thick and chunky salsa add zest, flavor and spark to this delicious mixture. It`s wonderful served over a bowl of steaming rice.
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Serves: 12
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour, 5 minutes
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2 tablespoons Vegetable Oil
2 pounds beef, ground
2 cups onions, chopped
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
3 1/2 cups (two 15-oz cans) kidney pinto or black beans, drained
3 1/2 cups (29-oz can) tomatoes, crushed
1 3/4 cups (16-ounce jar) ORTEGA® Thick & Chunky Salsa
1/2 cup dry white wine
1/2 cup (4-oz can) ORTEGA® Diced Green Chiles
3 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon to 2 ORTEGA® Diced Jalapenos
1 tablespoon cumin, ground
1 tablespoon dried oregano, crushed
2 teaspoons salt

HEAT vegetable oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add beef, onions and garlic; cook for 4 to 5 minutes or until no longer pink; drain.

STIR in beans, crushed tomatoes, salsa, wine, chiles, chili powder, jalapeno , cumin, oregano and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover. Cook, stirring frequently, for 1 hour.


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