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Lonesome Man Chili


  • 4 pounds round steak
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 40 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 cup beef broth or water
  • 1/2 cup whiskey
  • 6 to 10 dried small red chile peppers


  1. Trim steak and cut into large chunks, about 1/2 inch square.
  2. Combine flour, salt and pepper. Roll beef in mixture.
  3. Heat 4 tablespoons oil in a deep, heavy skillet. Brown meat on all sides. Remove meat from skillet.
  4. Reduce heat and add 1 tablespoon oil and garlic; cook until garlic is golden.
  5. Add broth, whiskey and chile peppers to garlic.
  6. Put browned meat on top of garlic; cover and cook slowly until beef is tender, about 1 hour.

Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Posted by tgraddy at Recipe Goldmine May 30, 2001.

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