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  1. 2 lb Lean ground beef

  2. 1/2 ts Garlic powder

  3. 1/2 ts Ground cumin

  4. 1 pn Oregano

  5. 1 pn Cilantro

  6. 3 oz Butter

  7. 1 c Tomatoes; diced

  8. 1/2 c Green chilies; diced

  9. 4 Cloves garlic; chopped

  10. 2 Med. onions; chopped

  11. 1 lb Green cabbage; chopped

  12. 1 Med. zucchini; finely diced

  13. 1/2 Bunch of cilantro

  14. 3 qt Beef broth

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Salt and pepper; to taste Chopped cilantro This recipe is from the mystery "The 27* Ingredient Chili Con Carne Murders" by Nancy Pickard and Virginia Rich. In a mixing bowl, mix ground beef,garlic powder, cumin, oregano and cilantro. Shape into 1-oz meatballs. In a large pot, saute in the butter, the tomatoes, chilies, garlic, onions, cabbage, zucchini, and cilantro. Add the beef broth. Just before the broth comes to a bil, add the meatballs, one at a time. Add salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for 30 minutes. Top with chopped cilantro just before serving. Note: This is even better the next day.


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