Chili Bean Recipe

Chili Bean Recipe Made With 5 Kinds of Beans

This chili bean recipe is super easy to make, and it makes a large amount. So, if you are looking for a new way to fix an old favorite, ground beef, then make this delicious chili bean recipe. Or perhaps, you need a dish to carry to a potluck dinner – that’s right, this is the perfect dish, and you will return home with an empty pot, too.

Chili bean recipe is also adaptable. Alter it to meet your family’s taste. If they don’t like one of the ingredients listed, then substitute with another. Add more meat if you want. Or, change the chili bean recipe from ground beef to chicken or perhaps sausage. And of course, leave out the meat all together, and enjoy a great vegetarian chili bean recipe. In the summer, when making this chili bean recipe for family outings or picnics, use fresh tomatoes and whatever beans you have growing in the garden at the time.

While a large bowl of this chili bean recipe is delicious all by itself, it can also be used as a side dish. Another delicious way to serve this chili bean recipe is over rice or noodles. In other words, this chili bean recipe is delicious and almost infallible.

Gather the ingredients to make this chili bean recipe.

1 lb. ground beef, 95% lean

1 cup onion, chopped

1 cup green pepper, chopped

1 cup celery, sliced

1 can (14.5 oz. size) diced tomatoes with onions, celery, and bell peppers

2 cans (8 oz. size) tomato sauce with basil, garlic, and oregano

½ cup brown sugar, packed

½ cup oatmeal, Quaker Oats, Quick-1 Minute

2 tsp. chili powder

¼ tsp. onion salt

½ tsp. celery seed

1/8 tsp. garlic powder

1 can (16 oz. size) chili beans with mild sauce

1 can (15 oz. size) seasoned black beans, drained

1 can (14.5 oz. size) green beans, drained

1 can (14 ½ oz. size) wax beans, drained

1 can (15 ¼ oz. size) lima beans, drained

salt pepper to taste

Let’s Cook

Place the ground beef in a stainless steel 5 quart Dutch oven, and cook it over low heat until just about done.

Stir the chopped onions, chopped green peppers, and the diagonally sliced celery into the ground beef. Cook until the onions, peppers, and celery are tender.

Pour in the can of diced tomatoes and the tomato sauce. Stir to blend.

Add in the brown sugar, oatmeal, chili powder, onion salt, celery seed, and garlic powder. Stir until all ingredients are well blended.

Pour in the chili beans, seasoned black beans (drained), green beans (drained), wax beans (drained), and the lima beans (drained). Stir to make sure all of the ingredients are well mixed.

This chili bean recipe can be cooked two different ways. Cover and cook it over low heat on top of the stove for about 1 hour, being sure to stir frequently. Or, it can be baked in a 350-degree oven for about 1 hour.

If you’re looking for other recipes where you can ‘cook once and eat twice,’ then check out the following recipes:

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