San antonio beans

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 pounds Dried pinto beans
½ pounds Salt meat
1½ pounds Ground beef
4 tablespoons Shortening
1 large Onion; chopped
1 can (no. 2) tomatoes
¼ teaspoon Oregano
4 Cloves garlic
¼ teaspoon Cumin seed
6 Soft chili pods -or-
3 teaspoons Chili powder

Soak beans overnight; cook with salt meat which has been diced. Brown ground beef and onions in shortening.

Blend other ingredients in blender and add to meat mixture. Add the meat mixture to the beans and simmer for one hour over low heat.

This is a working man's dish served with rice and jalapeno peppers. Very good with cornbread.

SOAK BEANS OVERNIGHT

From <A Taste of Louisiana>. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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