Total Time
3hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 3 hrs

Hot and Spicy

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Rinse beans carefully. (I use quick soak method). Add 16 cups water and bring to boil.
  2. Remove from heat and cover for one hour.
  3. Put beans back over fire and simmer slowly.
  4. Saute onions, garlic, and peppers over medium heat in olive oil, about 10 to 15 minutes.
  5. Add to beans.
  6. Add tomatoes, paste, salt, sugar, chili powder, and cumin.
  7. Simmer gently for 2 hours, or until beans are tender.
  8. Serve with grated cheese, diced onions, and sour cream.
Most Helpful

3 5

This, as written is not what I consider 'chili'. After 1 1/2 hours of simmering, it was more like tomato soup with red beans. I added 1/2c TSP (Texturized Soy Protein - similar to TVP) which improved the consistency. I also added about 1TB oregano for some extra flavor. It turned out very good - dh didn't care for it much but I thought it was tasty & the kids loved it. This is a nice, easy lowfat meal. Made for My 3 Chefs 6/08.