chili con carne


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chili con carne

(chĭl`ē kŏn kär`nē) [Span.,=hot peppers with meat], Mexican food popular in the United States and now manufactured and canned commercially. It consists mainly of beef, beans, chilies (see pepperpepper,
name for the fruits of several unrelated Old and New World plants used as spices or vegetables or in medicine. Old World (True) Peppers

Black pepper (Piper nigrum
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), garlic, and spices, although the ingredients may be varied.
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Chili con carne is the original dish featuring chile peppers and meat - it is what chili used to be called, in the way that pizza used to be known as pizza pie.
Using just the few ingredients mentioned above, for instance, a creative cook might concoct a rich bean soup with corn bread muffins, a spaghetti dinner, a Creole-style stew with rice, an orange beef stir-fry, chili con carne or a casserole, depending on how she or he combined, spiced and cooked them.