Total Time
Prep 15 hrs
Cook 4 hrs

This is my husband's recipe for chili. He worked hard to get ideas for the different ingredients from his friends in Mexico. He won his first chili cook-off with this recipe. Prep times does not include soaking beans overnight.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Let beans soak overnight in plenty of water.
  2. Put soaked beans, 1 small chopped onion and 2 cloves garlic (sliced) into a large pot with enough water to cover everything.
  3. Bring to boil and cook until the beans are just opened and soft (about 1 1/2 to 2 hours). May need to add water occasionally.
  4. In a large pan, fry the chorizo for about 8 minutes.
  5. Add the large chopped onion and the 4 chopped tomatoes and cook for a few minutes.
  6. Add the chopped chili peppers and salt (to taste) and cook until well done.
  7. Mix the beans with the meat mixture and put in a covered pot with about 1 cup water (more if you like it thinner) and simmer an hour or more.

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