Chili Smith Farm Style

Chili Smith Farm Style
by Chili Smith

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound of Heirloom Beans – Dried weight – makes almost 3 pounds cooked
  • 6 Strips Bacon – diced very fine
  • 1 Onion – Diced fine – in two halves
  • 1 pound Ground Beef or other meat
  • 1 can (15oz) Tomato Sauce 2 TBL Chili Smith Seasoning

Method:

Beans: In pot

  1. Rinse and soak in clear water for 12 hours or so until rehydrated.
  2. Change water and cover to one inch above beans in clear, cool water and simmer for about an hour until tender.
  3. Add Salt and ½ onions to water prior to cooking.

Base: In large skillet

  1. Sauté Bacon until almost browned.
  2. Add onion and sauté until clear Add small chucks of meat and sauté until browned.
  3. Add Tomato Sauce and blend Cover and allow simmering for 20 minutes.
  4. Add Seasoning and mix into base.
  5. Cover and allow simmering for 10 minutes.

Blend: Bring beans without juice to base

  • Mix beans into base and blend together.
  • Add Bean Broth if needed Simmer for an hour and enjoy!

Tip:

Cook in advance and refrigerate for a day for extra flavor.

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