Peppery Chili Con Carne Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time3 Hr 0 Min
Ready In3 Hr 15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Dry red chili/Kidney beans2 1⁄2 Pound (6 Cups)
 Onions4 Large, sliced
 Green peppers4 Medium, chopped
 Ground beef4 Pound
 Canned tomatoes4 Pound (4 Cans Of 1 Pound Each / 8 Cups)
 Seasoned tomato sauce32 Ounce (4 Cans Of 8 Ounce Each)
 Salt4 Teaspoon
 Paprika1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Bay leaves4 , crumbled
 Chili powder3 Tablespoon


Rinse beans; soak in 6 quarts cold water overnight.
Add 1 tablespoon salt to beans and water; cover, simmer till tender, about 1 hour.
Drain; reserve liquid.
Brown onion, green pepper, and meat in hot fat in two heavy kettles.
Mix beans, remaining ingredients; add.
Cover; simmer 2 hours.
Add bean liquid, water if needed.
Or use four 1-pound cans red or kidney beans.
Drain beans; add with tomatoes.