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Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chili fixin's, cool weather food
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes


  • large pot


  • 1 1/2 pounds suet ask butcher
  • 4 pounds ground beef
  • 2 ounces Mexene Chili Powder homemade recipe follows
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon comino seed
  • 6 slices white bread
  • 2 1/2 quarts boiling water


  • Fry out 1 1/2 pounds of suet in large pot. Remove browned meat leaving fat.
  • Add ground meat and cook until brown.
  • Add chili powder, garlic powder and salt.
  • Brown comino see in skillet. Roll or grind to a powder. Add to meat.
  • Dry six slices of bread in the oven. Grate in a food processor and add to meat.
  • Add 2 1/2 quarts of boiling water and leet simmer 30 minutes.
  • Test for seasonings and add to taste.
  • Serve immediately or cool and refrigerate. When completely cool, remove hardened fat from surface, reheat and serve.


Removing the fat reduces the calories yet the flavor still remains.