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Portuguese Chili Beans

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Category: Portuguese, Chili

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Dried kidney beans
  • 1 ts Cooking oil or bacon
  • -drippings
  • 1 md Onion; chopped
  • 3 cl Grlic; mashed
  • 1 1/2 lb Ground chuck or linguesa
  • 1 cn (8 oz.) tomato sauce or
  • -tomato paste
  • 1/4 ts -1/8 tsp. cloves
  • 1 tb Chili powder (or less)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • -(about 2 tsp. salt)
  • Fresh parsley or bell pepper
  • -chopped
  • 1 sm Hot red pepper


Soak beans overnight, if desired, then cook until tender. Brown onion
and garlic in oil. Add ground chuck and brown lightly. Add tomato sauce,
cloves, chili powder, salt and pepper, parsley and whole red pepper. Boil
for 10-15 minutes. Add beans and cook for 25 minutes or longer. Serve with
Portuguese bread.

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