Chili con Carne Recipe

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Learn how to make chili con carne in a few simple steps
Chili con Carne Recipe

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Chili con carne is the official dish of the state of Texas.

Chili con carne, which translates simply to chili with meat, is a spicy stew of beef, chile peppers, tomatoes, and other seasonings. Though chili is popular across the United States it’s a most often associated with Texas since it’s the state’s official dish.

There are a number of delicious chili con carne recipes, but we like this chili recipe because it’s easy to make; whether you’re a skilled cook or a beginner in the kitchen, you’ll use this chili recipe again and again. It requires a bit of chopping, but the other steps are simple — sauté a few vegetables in oil and combine all the ingredients in a pot. And, when everything has been combined, the chili con carne simmers away on your stove for an hour allowing it to develop rich and complex flavors that a good chili recipe is known for.

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Kristie Collado is The Daily Meal’s Cook Editor. Follow her on Twitter @KColladoCook.