Chili con carne
If the chili connoisseurs debated intensely about the use of meat, beans and tomatoes in the pot, there is no doubt that the pounds of meat (or simply chili, or even, sometimes, chilli) is a delicious hearty dish of United States can satisfy the most discerning palates and those who enjoy strong spicy flavors. Thanks to the flavors of the ingredients that are used during production of chili often prepared using a packet of spices, the dish consists of ground beef, beans, tomatoes, hot peppers, onions, oregano, cumin and other spices that still give everything a exceptionally delicious flavor. Although primarily it is a plate of beans topped with sauce made of chiles, the realization of the plate can be found variations in the ingredients according to personal taste and it is no coincidence that, although originally from Mexico, the United States, the preparation of pounds may even be a real Passone, so that from time to time run competitions cooking (chili cook-offs) that the protagonist pounds. During these competitions many connoisseurs are compared for the best product prepared according to secret recipes, often handed down within the family.