Uncle Smiley’s Chili
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • 2 lbs hamburger meat
  • 3 cans pinto beans
  • 1 can (15 oz) tomatoes
  • 1 ½ cups tomato juice
  • 2 T chili powder
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper (or more)
  • 1 T cumin
  • 1 T oregano
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • Salt to taste
DIRECTIONS
  1. Cook meat in large pot until well browned. Add all spices while browning.
  2. Add tomato juice, simmer on low for 45 minutes.
  3. Thoroughly mash 2 cans beans and add to mixture. (May use blender.) Mash tomatoes and add to mixture.
  4. Cook on low for 1-2 hours, stirring frequently.
  5. Add remaining can of beans during last ½ hour of cooking.