Spicy Ancho Chili With Tomatillos



  1. Combine tomatillos, cilantro, ancho peppers, and jalapeno pepper in blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Remove mixture from blender.
  3. Add undrained tomatoes to blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
  4. Cut meat into 1/2-inch pieces.
  5. Lightly sprinkle meat with salt and black pepper.
  6. In a Dutch oven cook half of the meat in 1 tablespoon of the hot oil over medium-high heat until brown.
  7. Remove from Dutch oven.
  8. Drain fat.
  9. Cook remaining meat in remaining 1 tablespoon hot oil until nearly brown.
  10. Stir in onions, sweet peppers, and garlic.
  11. Cook and stir until meat is brown and vegetables are tender.
  12. Drain fat.
  13. Return all meat to Dutch oven.
  14. Stir in tomatillo mixture, pureed tomatoes and all remaining ingredients.
  15. Simmer, covered, 1 hour.