Colorado Chili Recipe

Authentic Colorado-style chili recipe.



3 Tbsp. All-purpose Flour

1 1/2 lbs. Pork, boneless (cut into 1” cubes)

1 Tbsp. Bacon drippings or vegetable oil

1 Tbsp. Vegetable Oil

1 Tbsp. All-purpose Flour

1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder

2 Tbsp. Chili Powder

1/4 cup Onion, chopped

1 tsp. Cumin

1 (4 oz.) can Tomato Sauce

Salt and Pepper to taste

3 cups Water



Place 3 Tbsp. of flour in a plastic bag.  Add the pork and shake to lightly coat it with flour.  Then set the meat aside.


Heat the bacon drippings and vegetable oil in a Dutch oven over medium high heat.  Add the pork and cook until meat is evenly browned, about 5 to 8 minutes.


Stir in 1 Tbsp. of flour, and cook 3 minutes.  Stir in the garlic powder, chile powder, onion, cumin, tomato sauce, salt, pepper, and water.  Bringing it to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium low and let simmer until pork is just falling apart, about 1 1/2 to 2 hours.


And Enjoy!


Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 1 Hour 40 Minutes

Ready In: 1 Hour 55 Minutes

Yields: 4 servings