Pinto Chili Con Carne

Dried Pinto beans slow cooked until soft in a mixture of sautéed ground beef, anaheim peppers, onions tomatoes and garlic, then seasoned with fresh cilantro, cumin, chili powder,cayenne pepper, salt and brown sugar. A touch of sweetness to complement the spice. Top with fresh cilantro, cheese and sour cream.

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Pinto Chili Con Carne
Front View Of Chili In A White Iris Cup
Prep Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 3.5 Hours
Servings
Servings
Ingredients
Prep Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 3.5 Hours
Servings
Servings
Ingredients
Front View Of Chili In A White Iris Cup
Instructions
  1. Soak the beans in 4 Cups of warm water until absorbed. While soaking the beans, Prep the vegetables.
  2. Pour 1/4 cup oil into a large pot to sautee the anaheim pepper, onion, and ground beef. Season the mixture with The salt, cumin, chili powder, cayenne pepper while it is cooking. Just before fully browned, add in the garlic, as it easily burns and doesn't need cooked as long as the rest.
  3. Once the meat is browned, add in 2 additional cups water, the tomatoes, and tomato paste. Simmer for a minute or two before adding the brown sugar, and remaining 6 cups of water.
  4. Bring to a slow boil and stir occationally to prevent beans from sticking to the bottom of the pan. Cook until beans are soft, the water is absorbed by the beans, and the chili sauce thickens.
  5. Serve with fresh cilantro, cheese and sour cream.

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