Spicey Poor Mans Chili with Beans

Spicey Poor Mans Chili with Beans
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 25
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 158.6
  • Total Fat: 5.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 17.0 mg
  • Sodium: 239.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.1 g
  • Protein: 9.8 g

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Everyone makes this is Williams chili seasoning Everyone makes this is Williams chili seasoning
Number of Servings: 25


    I package of Williams Chili Seasoning
    approx 1 1/2# of dried pinto beans
    at least 1.5 pounds of lean ground beef or
    any other alternative: chicken, turkey
    burger or even venison
    2 cans of diced tomatoes
    1 10 oz can of Ro-tel
    chili spice to taste
    salt to taste - salt activates the spices


This is what I do:

I pressure approximately 1 and 1/2 one pound bags of dried pinto beans which makes 20 or more cups of cooked pinto beans. cook til soft about 15 - 20 minutes after pressure is up. Of course you can cook pintos in crock pot or big pan on stove top, but it takes a lot of hours.

I cook off about 1.5 pounds of lean ground beef. Break it up so it is small pieces when cooked. Regular ground beef has a bit more flavor tho.
You may use alternative meats for venison chili or low calorie chicken or turkey burger for healthier meats. I like to put more like 2 pounds of meat in tho. After meat is cooked, drain it and get rid of any extra grease and fat. If you use anything that has skin, remove skin.

Next, add the williams chili seasoning to the meat and thorougly mix it. It is good for seasoning up to 4 pounds of meat but since I use so many beans, 2 pounds of meat to my total beans comes out about right.

Add 2 cans of diced tomatoes and the rotel to the beans in the pressure cooker and then add the seasoned meat. If you do not want the chilli spicey and a little hot, leave the rotel out.

Add chili seasoning if needed and salt to activate the seasoning ( to taste)

This is done in a 6 quart pressure cooker and fills it up, so i would guess about 25 cups when you are done. It can be made lower or high calorie depending on the meat you use and how much you add. I would estimate that it is approximate 500 calories for a 2 cup serving.
If you do not like tomatoes, you can leave them out.

I love this with raw onions. They are good for cleaning out your arteries and keeping your tryglicerates down.

I am sure many people use this seasoning and have many varieties of chili from it, but for folks that dont, it is easy to make and pretty hard to ruin.

Number of Servings: 25

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SHEWILL.

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