Total Time
18mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 8 mins

This makes a great gift, layer all of the dry ingredients in a jar. Glue some pretty paper with the rest of the ingredients and directions on the side of the jar. EASY GIFT!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For the mix: In a 1-quart wide mouth jar, layer kidney and pinto beans.
  2. In a small bowl, combine taco seasoning mix, dried salad dressing mix, onion, chili powder, and cumin. Wrap seasonings in plastic wrap or cellophane and place in jar.
  3. Put chips in a bag and place in jar. Decorate with ribbon or fabric.
  4. For the chili: Place beans in a large bowl, cover with water and soak 6 to 8 hours, or overnight. Drain and add to a Dutch oven. Add seasoning packet, water, diced tomatoes and green chiles, tomato sauce, and ground beef.
  5. Heat to boiling, cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 2 hours, or until beans are tender. Serve with corn or tortilla chips.

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