Real Texas Chili I
6 ounces salt pork
3 pounds stew beef, diced
4 garlic cloves, crushed
1 teaspoon 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 chili 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