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Chili With Bacon

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Ingredients
  Dried beans 1 Pound (Pinto Or Red Kidney)
  Water 2 Quart
  Bacon ends 1⁄2 Pound
  Salt 3 Teaspoon (Or To Taste)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Chili powder 2 Tablespoon
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Tomato paste/1 canned/fresh tomato 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Cover beans with water and let stand overnight; do not drain.
Next day, add bacon, bring to boil and simmer, covered, about 2 hours.
Add remaining ingredients and simmer, covered, stirring occasionally, 2 hours longer, or until beans are tender and liquid is reduced to a gravylike consistency.
Serve in bowls.
Makes 6 servings.
NOTE: Beans can be cooked without soaking, if preferred, but time will be 2 hours or more longer.
Other dried beans can also be used.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Bacon
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
120 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
240 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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