Serves 6 to 8
2 lbs. coarse ground beef
2 onions, sliced
2 cloves garlic
1/2 cup oil
1 cup chopped celery
1 tsp. chili powder (depending on taste)
1 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. dry mustard
1 large can solid pack tomatoes
2 lbs. dry pink beans
For Extra Zest:
Add a pinch of the following spices:
1 little yellow Mexican chili pepper
1. Soak beans overnight in cold water.
2. Drain, add water to cover (2 inches over beans), and simmer with onions until tender (about 4 hours).
3. Meanwhile, prepare sauce by browning meat and minced garlic in oil. Add remaining ingredients, and simmer for 1 hour. When beans are tender, add sauce to beans and simmer for 1/2 hour.
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