Real Texas Chili
Enjoy a hot and hearty bowl of red — Texas-style.
6 ounces salt pork
3 pounds stew beef, diced
4 garlic cloves, crushed
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
6 tablespoons chili powder
8 tablespoons instant masa
6 cups hot water
2 tablespoons white distilled vinegar
2 teaspoons beef base or bouillon granules
2 red chile peppers, chopped
- In a skillet over medium heat, cook salt pork until rendered; remove the solids. In the skillet cook diced stew beef in the rendered salt pork until lightly browned. Add crushed garlic cloves, pepper, and chili powder.
- Sprinkle with instant masa and stir until smooth. Add hot water, vinegar, beef base, and chopped red chili peppers. Reduce the heat and simmer until the stew beef is tender.
Makes 8 servings.