CHILE CON CARNE


Chile Con Carne

Serves: 4 Pints

Pressure Cooking Time: 75 minutes/High Pressure

Headspace: 1 inch


Ingredients:

  • 1 ¼ cups dry kidney beans
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 ¼ cups water
  • 1 ¼ pounds ground beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 small chili pepper, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder, or to taste
  • 3 ½ cups crushed tomatoes
  • Salt to taste

Directions:

  1. Wash beans thoroughly and place them in a 2qt saucepan. Add cold water to a level of 2-3 inches above the beans and soak overnight. Drain and discard water.
  2. Combine beans with water and lightly season with salt & pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Drain and discard water.
  3. In a separate skillet, brown ground beef, onions, and peppers. Drain off fat and add to beans with remainder of ingredients. Add 1 cup of water. Simmer for an additional 5-10 minutes.
  4. Ladle into Jars leaving 1 inch of headspace. Cap and seal. Place in canner with 2 to 3 inches of hot water.