chili con carne

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

Origin of chili con carne

From the Spanish word chile con carne chili with meat
Also called chile, chili, chilli.
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Historical Examples of chili con carne

  • Cakes of ground corn were frying there, and on the stove were enchiladas and tamales and chili-con-carne being kept warm.