Cyclone Chili Recipe

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Servings: 6


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  • 1/3 c. Lard
  • 4 lb Beef chuck, cut into 1/2 inc
  • 1 lrg onion, minced
  • 3 cl Garlic, finely minced
  • 1 c. Liquid removed canned nopalitos (ca Green pepper strips
  • 12 x Canned (or possibly fresh) serrano pe Minced, or possibly 12 tiney green h Seeded and minced
  • 2 x 10-oz cans mexican green Cut-up, fresh tomatillos* (a
  • 1 x 6-oz can tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 c. Beef stock or possibly canned beef br
  • 1/3 c. Minced fresh coriander or possibly 1 Grnd coriander
  • 5 tsp Crushed cumin seeds or possibly groun
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Grnd black pepper


  1. Cook Time: 3 hr Heat lardin large heavy kettle; add in meat, about 1 lb. at a time, removing after each lb. is browned. After all four pounds are browned, put onions and garlic in kettle and cook till soft. Return all beef to kettle. Rinse cactus pcs in cool water; drain and add in to beef. Also add in peppers, green tomatoes, tomato paste, beef stock, coriander, cumin, salt and pepper.
  2. Cover and simmer about 2 1/2 hrs.
  3. Makes about 2 1/2 qts.* If usingfresh tomatillos, increase beef stock or possibly broth to 3 c.. When a blue norther was howlin' across the plains, a plate of Cyclone Chili tasted mighty fine to a cowboy. Green tomatoees and pcs of cactus, thrown in with the beef and peppers, sure helped chase away the cool.
  4. Chili Recipes From Marlboro Country"


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 388g
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories 717  
Calories from Fat 387 54%
Total Fat 43.02g 54%
Saturated Fat 14.69g 59%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 168mg 56%
Sodium 1179mg 49%
Potassium 1216mg 35%
Total Carbs 11.25g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3.7g 12%
Sugars 4.46g 3%
Protein 69.25g 111%
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  • John Spottiswood
    Received this email from a user: Thank you for publishing the ORIGINAL Marlboro Cyclone Chili recipe. Have cooked it for years from the old Marlboro paperback cookbook and while visiting in NY finally found the original recipe on your site. Thanks! Made it last night and it was delicious!
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