Nopalitos and Tomatillo Chili

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Chilli made with beef chuck, nopalitos (cactus paddles) tomatillos and roasted green chiles

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  • Serves 6

Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 lbs beef chuck cut in cubes
    • 2 cups beef broth
    • 3 nopalitos or 1, 15 oz can , drained
    • 2 1/2 lbs tomatillos
    • 1 medium onion, chopped
    • 3 cloves garlic
    • 1/4 cup olive oil
    • 2 teaspoon cumin seed, toasted
    • 1 teaspoons salt
    • 1 teaspoon cayenne (or more to taste
    • 1 cup roasted green chiles, chopped
    • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro

Instructions

Brown meat and add broth. Cover and slow boil for 60 minutes until tender. Scrape spines off nopalitos and cut in 2 X .5" strips. Cook in boiling salted water for 10 minutes until tender.

Husk and chop tomatillos. Saute onion and garlic in oil until tender. Add tomatillos stirring until soft. Add cumin, salt and cayenne. Add tomatillos to beef. Slow boil for 30 minutes. Add nopalitos, chiles and cilantro just before serving.
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