Arcadian Eight Bean Chili

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Title: Arcadian Eight Bean Chili
Yield: 25 Servings
Categories: Chili

Ingredients:

1/4 lb Each, beans: kidney, white,
Red, pinto, navy, cranberry
1/4 c Paprika
1/4 c Pepper, cayenne,or to taste
1 lb Bacon
1/2 c Peppers, grnd dried poblano
5 Onions, lg, peeled chopped
108 oz Tomatoes, italian plum, with
2/3 c Garlic, minced
12 oz Beer
1/4 c Coriander seed,toasted grnd
5 lb Beef, lean ground
1/4 c Cinnamon, ground


In a large pot, soak the beans together overnight in water to cover. Drain
and add fresh water to cover.
Cook at a simmer for 1 1/2 hours or until beans are just tender. While
the beans are simmering, heat a large skillet. Mince the bacon and cook it
until it begins to crisp. Add the onions and garlic and cook over medium
heat for 5 minutes. Add all the spices and the ground Poblanos and cook
another 5 minutes.
Add the Tomatoes with their juice and the Beer.
Simmer for half an hour. In another pan, cook the beef until the pink
color disappears. Drain and add it to tomatoe mixture. When the beans are
fully cooked, drain them, reserving the liquid, and add the beans to the
meat/tomato mixture. Salt to taste and let the mixture simmer for about 1
hour. If it is too dry, add some of the bean liquid. Bill Pfeiffer, 1982
World Champion Chili

From Gemini's MASSIVE MealMaster collection at www.synapse.com/~gemini