KL's Chili beans

Kristi Luce

By
@thisgrandmascookin

My husband would eat these every day if I let him, he loves beans.


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Serves:

6 (unless your my husband)

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

3 Hr

Ingredients

1 lb
dry pinto beans
1 lb
ground beef
1
onion
1 can(s)
stewed tomatoes
2
jalapeno peppers
2 Tbsp
chili powder
2 Tbsp
cumin
1 tsp
oregano, dried
4 clove
garlic
1/2 pkg
chorizo, mexican sausage (optional)
2 Tbsp
masa harina to thicken (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a lg heavy bottom pot, on medium heat, cook the chopped onion with the chorizo until chorizo is done, if using chorizo. Otherwise add onion to ground beef (step 5)
2
Add beans that have been soaked according to package directions, jalapenos, chili powder, cuimn, oregano and garlic.
3
Add enough water to make 6 quarts.
4
Simmer on Medium, covered for 2 hours. Check periodically to make sure there is still enough liquid and stir.
5
Cook ground beef in a skillet. Drain off the grease and add cook meat to the chili pot.
6
Crush the stewed tomatoes into a bowl and add the masa, if using. Otherwise just crush right into the pot with your fingers. (you can imagine you are sqwishing someone you are mad at...lol)
7
Continue to simmer until beans are soft. Can take up to 2 more hours depending on the beans.
8
Serve with some chopped onion, sour cream, diced peppers, shredded cheese, corn bread, or tortillas, what ever you like.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef