Cook one qt. pinto beans with salt and lots of liquid. Add meat sauce to beans and simmer together at least 30 mins.-longer is better.
1 lb. ground beef, browned and drained.
1 onion chopped
1 8oz. can tomato sauce
1/2 bottle chili sauce
1/2 or 3/4 cup catsup ( or to taste )
1/2 or 3/4 cup water
chili powder to taste ( 2- 4 tsps. )
crushed red peppers ( dehydrated) about 1 tsp.
salt and pepper to taste ( I use pepper heavily)
Brown beef; add other ingrediences and simmer at least 30 mins.
Add to cooked beans.
Better the next day.
here is another good one
2-3 pounds ground chuck--depending on how meaty you like it
1 1/2 cups diced onion---your choice
1 1/2 cups diced green pepper
2-3 cloves minced garlic
2 TBL mexican chili powder---or to your tast---i use more
2 Tsp salt
2 Tsp ground cumin
1 1/2 Tsp fresh ground pepper
1/2 to 1 Tsp cayenne pepper
1/8 to 1/2 Tsp ground coriander
1/8 Tsp cinnamon
1--28 ounce(or more depends on you likeing)diced tomatoes
3 to 4 cups beef stock
2 bay leaves
1 to 2 cans of the following beans(depending on how many beans you like) drain and rinse all beans
great northern beans
red kidney beans
cook meat till done, add the onions and bell pepper,garlic,chili powder,salt,cumin,black pepper,cayenne pepper,coriander,cinnamon, cook till vegie are soft. then add the tomatos and stock and bay leaves, bring to a slow simmer and cook for 35 to 40 minutes,add the beans, stir and continue to cook for around 30 more minutes....tast and adjust for flavor and heat
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