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    Lots-a-bean chili

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    5 hrs 15 mins

    15 mins

    5 hrs

    Tara's Note:

    I made this up when making my first batch of chili at age 20. I thought all the recipes I saw looked boring. With all the beans you get a nice texture and appearance. I make big batches for DH to take to guys he works with and for my grandfather each year and everyone raves about this recipe. Meat can be browned then all put in a crockpot for 8 hours on low but it never all fits in my large oval pot so I would prepare for that. This freezes very well.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    bowls

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Fry ground beef until browned in large stockpot, Add garlic and onion, saute over medium heat for 5 min stirring now and then Add celery, green pepper and carrots and saute 5 minutes.
    2. 2
      add beans, tomatoes, paste and spices, hot peppers if desired.
    3. 3
      bring to a boil and simmer covered on low heat for 3-4 hours until thickend.
    4. 4
      Sometimes I can only get kidney beans in 14 oz cans, that is no big deal just add them and if you cant find one kind just substitue with one of the others.
    5. 5
      I have also thrown leftover green beans in too.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 23, 2002

      55

      This is the best chili I have ever had! I loved the variety of beans although I did forget the baked beans and couldn't find some of the others so I just substituted black eyed peas and extra kidney beans. I used 1 1/2 pounds of ground chuck instead of 2 pounds. The only problem I had with the chili is that it is too hot for my taste. Next time I will reduce the chili powder and not add any extra heat. Thanks for sharing this recipe!

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    • on October 14, 2002

      55

      This chili has great flavor and I loved the combination of beans. I added one chopped jalapeno pepper and it wasn't too hot at all. Thanks for a great recipe, Tara!

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    • on June 12, 2006

      55

      This was GREAT! I had to substatute a couple kinds of beans but it still turned out great and yes, it does make PLENTY! I was kind of bummed that I forgot cornbread.. but it was VERY filling by its self! And the house smelled SOO good! Can't wait to make it this winter. I left out the carrots and added some green peppers.

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    Nutritional Facts for Lots-a-bean chili

    Serving Size: 1 (4761 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 374.0
     
    Calories from Fat 101
    27%
    Total Fat 11.3 g
    17%
    Saturated Fat 4.0 g
    20%
    Cholesterol 44.0 mg
    14%
    Sodium 695.9 mg
    28%
    Total Carbohydrate 45.3 g
    15%
    Dietary Fiber 15.4 g
    61%
    Sugars 8.5 g
    34%
    Protein 25.4 g
    50%

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