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Paleo Grass-Fed Beef Chili Recipe

Paleo Grass Fed Beef Chili

Here is Nerd Organic’s tasty grass-fed paleo chili recipe with plenty of meat to keep you satiated.

Ingredients
1 lb of grass-fed ground beef
1 lb of grass-fed ground beef (substitute regular if needed)
1 lb of grass-fed skirt steak (substitute regular if needed)
4 thick slices of uncured bacon
4 baby Portobello mushroom caps (or substitute equivalent regular mushrooms)
1 large carrot
2 large tomatoes
1 can of tomato paste (not sauce)
1 small onion
4 garlic cloves
2 tbsp cumin
1 tbsp chili powder
1 tbsp paprika or red pepper powder
1 tsp coriander powder

Instructions
1. Dice up all of the vegetables.
2. Crush the garlic cloves and combine with the spices in a bowl.
3. Chop up the skirt steak into small diced pieces.
4. Fry the bacon in a pan and keep the fat in the pan.
5. Once the bacon turns a rich brown color, remove it and slice it into small pieces.
6. Cook the steak first in the fat until browned on all sides. Remove and place in a bowl.
7. Cook the ground beef in the combined fats until browned.
8. Remove and place in a bowl.
9. Combine everything into a crock pot or electric slow cooker.
10. Stir well until the spices dissolve.
11. Cook on LOW for 8-9 hours or on HIGH for 4-5 hours.

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Lacto Fermented Pickles Recipe

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Lacto Fermented Pickles Recipe

  • 4-5 pickling cucumbers or 15-20 gherkins
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seeds
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, snipped
  • 2 tablespoon sea salt
  • 1 cup filtered water
  1. Wash cucumbers well and place in a quart-sized wide mouth jar.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over cucumbers, adding more water if necessary to cover the cucumbers. The top of the liquid should be at least 1 inch below the top of the jar. Use of a bpa free glass fermentation weight is recommended.
  3. Cover tightly and keep and keep at room temperature for about 3 days before transferring to cold storage. If the batch is not ready per taste, let it ferment longer.

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Fermented Curtido Recipe

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Fermented Curtido Recipe

Lacto-fermented curtido is a great starter recipe for fermented food beginners.

  • 1 large cabbage, cored and shredded
  • 1 cup carrots, grated
  • 2 medium onions, quartered lengthwise and very finely sliced
  • 1 tablesoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoon sea salt
  1. In a large bowl mix cabbage with carrots, onions, oregano, red chile flakes, and sea salt.
  2. Pound with a wooden pounder or a meat hammer for abou 10 minutes to release juices.
  3. Place in 2 quart-sized, wide mouth mason jars and press down firmly with a pounder or meat hammer until juices come to the top of the cabbage. The top of the cabbage mixture should be at least 1 inch below the top of the jars. Use of a bpa free glass fermentation weight is recommended.
  4. Cover tightly and keep at room temperature for about 3 days before transferring to cold storage. If the batch is not ready per taste, let it ferment longer.

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