chili con carne

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chili con carne

[chil-ee kon kahr-nee]
noun
a Mexican-style dish made with chilies or chili powder, ground or diced beef, chopped onion and pepper, and usually kidney beans and tomatoes.
Also called chile, chili, chilli.


Origin:
< Spanish chile con carne chili with meat

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And surely there would have been a shot of the fire-eater training on chili con carne.
Certain hot kinds, called chili peppers, are used with beans and chopped meat to make chili con carne.
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