LITTLE HAVANA CHILI
1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 tbl allspice
2 1/2 lb ground pork 1 tsp ground cloves
2 1/2 lbs ground beef 2 tsp ground tumeric
1 cup white onions, minced 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tbl garlic, minced 2 cups brewed coffee
3/4 cup chili powder 2 cups beef broth
2 tbl ground cinnamon 3 cups crushed tomatoes
2 tbl ground cumin 1 1/2 qt v-8 juice
3 1/2 tbl cocoa powder 1 qt cooked black beans
2 tbl granulated sugar
4 cups havarti cheese, grated*
heat half the oil in a heavy stockpot and add pork and beef. Cook until done. Drain off
drippings and set aside.
Return pot to stove and heat remaining oil. Over moderate heat, add onions and garlic and cook
until softened. Add all the ground spices and cook for approx. 5 minutes, stirring almost
Add reserved cooked meat, vinegar,coffee, broth, crushed tomato and v-8 juice. Simmer over
low heat for about an hour, stirring every 5-10 minutes to avoid scorching. Add black beans and
simmer another 15 minutes.
Serve immediately, with individual bowls topped with the grated havarti.