Crouton’s Chili Beans

You can serve these beans by themselves, or with chili con carne.

Crouton's Chili Beans

Ingredients

  • 1 bag dried pinto beans
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 1 smoked ham hock
  • 2 cans vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1-2 cups water
  • 2-3 tbsp chili powder
  • a few peppercorns
  • red pepper flakes

Directions Preparation: soak the beans in water overnight.  Drain and rinse before cooking. Place beans in heavy pot.  Add chopped garlic and onion.  Add ham hock.  Cover with vegetable or chicken stock and 1 or two cups water.  Add chili powder, peppercorns, and red pepper flakes (to taste).  Bring to low boil, then reduce to simmer and cover pot.  Cook 2-3 hours.

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About Crouton deMenthe  Amateur cook and barbecue fanatic.


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