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Taco Chili with Mix Recipe

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This recipe for Taco Chili with Mix, by , is from Sanchez Family and Friends Cookbook Volume II, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Debra Graves
Added: Sunday, June 22, 2008


Taco Chili Mix:
1 cup dried kidney beans
1/2 cup dried pinto beans
1 pkg. taco seasoning mix
1 (1oz) pkg buttermilk salad dressing mix
3 tbsp. dried minced onions
1 tsp. chili powder
1/4 tsp. ground cumin
1 1/2 cups corn or tortilla chips

Taco Chili:
1 packet taco chili mix
4 cups water
1 (11 3/4 oz) can diced tomatoes and green chilies
1 (16 oz) can tomato sauce
1 lb. ground beef, cooked and drained

For the mix: In a quart wide mouth jar, layer kidney and pinto beans. In a small bowl, combine taco seasoning mix, dried salad dressing mix, onion, chili powder, and cumin. Wrap seasonings in plastic wrap or cellophane and place in jar.

Put chips in a bag and place in jar. Decorate with ribbon or fabric.

For the chili: Place beans in a large bowl, cover with water and soak 6 to 8 hours or overnight. Drain and add to a Dutch oven. Add seasoning packet, water diced tomatoes and green chilies, tomato sauce, and ground beef.

Heat to boiling, cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 2 hours, or until beans are tender. Serve with corn or tortilla chips.

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Personal Notes:
Makes gift ideas for winter time or just if someone needs a pick me up!!!




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