Darn Good Chili

Joanne Hendriksen


I've added shredded beef or pieces of steak to this chili but it's just as good without it.


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55 Min
3 Hr 40 Min
Stove Top


  • 1/2 pkg
    pinto beans
  • 2 large
  • 3 medium
    bell peppers
  • 5
    green chilis
  • 1/2
    head garlic
  • 2 can(s)
    sliced tomatoes and chiles
  • 1 can(s)
    tomato sauce
  • Dashes
    cayenne pepper
  • Dashes
    blk pepper
  • 1 pkg
    taco seasoning mix
  • Dashes
    dried minced garlic seasoning
  • Dashes
    dried minced onion seasoning
  • Dashes
  • Dashes
    red chili pepper
  • ·
    sriracha hot chili sauce

  • ·
    steak pieces or shredded beef

How to Make Darn Good Chili


  1. wash, rinse, sort beans then hot soak for an hr. Or so. Remove any loose skins.
  2. Cook on medium heat 3-4 hrs replenishing water throughout the process.
  3. Add seasonings Then rough chop onions, cover your hands with plastic bag or rubber gloves slice peppers diagonally removing the white & seeds then dice garlic & hot peppers, chop bell peppers. Add to beans cook 25 min. Stirring throughout cooking.
  4. Add cans of tomatoes, and hot chili sauce to taste. Simmer until ready to serve up a chunky & hearty bowl of chili with your favorite side of bread or crackers. Top with shredded cheese & sour cream.

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About Darn Good Chili

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat Low Sodium
Other Tags: Healthy Heirloom

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