Beef and Bacon Chili Recipe

Beef and Bacon Chili Recipe


1 lb of beef (lean); ground
1/2 lb of bacon; cut into small bits
1.5 c of onion; chopped coarsely
28 ozs of whole tomatoes (can)
1 can of whole tomatoes (undrained); chopped coarsely
16 ozs can of pinto beans (undrained)
1 c of picante sauce
2 tsps of cumin; ground
1 Tbsp of chili (powder)
1 tsp of salt
1 pc of green bell pepper (chopped)


Cook the bacon on medium to low heat, frequently stirring ’til crisp on a large-sized saucepan. Transfer over a paper towel. Remove but a tablespoon fat from the pan.

Use bacon fat to saute onion, green bell pepper and beef. Add the bacon, tomatoes, pinto beans, picante sauce, cumin, chili and salt. Blend ingredients well.

Decrease heat and cover pan. Allow to simmer for about 20-22 minutes. Pour to bowls and best served hot with picante sauce.

You may add toppings like grated cheddar, chopped up cilantro, diced onion. Good for 4 persons.

Beef and Bacon Chili Recipe

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