Dallas County Jail Chili (circa 1950)

Course : Chili
Serves: 1
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1/2 pound beef suet -- ground
2 pounds coarsely ground beef
3 cloves garlic
1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
3 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon cumin seed -- ground
1 tablespoon salt
1 teaspoon white pepper
1 1/2 teaspoons ground dried sweet chile pods
3 cups water

Preparation / Directions:

Fry suet in a heavy kettle. Add meat, garlic, and seasonings. Cook for four hours, placing pot in a medium hot portion of your smoker, stirring occasionally. Add water and continue cooking for another hour, or until chili has thickened to desired consistency. Serve.

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