Chile Con Carne
- 3 cups broiled pinto or red branch beans
- 5Ω cups water
- 5 tsp alkali (separated)
- 3 lbs arena beef
- 1Ω cups chopped onions
- 1 cup chopped peppers of your best (optional)
- 1 tsp atramentous pepper
- 3 to 6 Tbsp chili powder
- 2 quarts ashamed or accomplished tomatoes
- Yield: 9 pints
- Wash beans thoroughly and abode them in a 2 qt. saucepan. Add algid baptize to a akin of 2 to 3 inches aloft the beans and absorb 12 to 18 hours. Cesspool and abandon water. Amalgamate beans with 5Ω cups of beginning baptize and 2 teaspoons salt. Accompany to a boil. Abate calefaction and simmer 30 minutes. Cesspool and abandon water. Amber arena beef, chopped onions, and peppers (if desired), in a skillet. Cesspool off fat and add 3 teaspoons of salt, pepper, chili powder, tomatoes and drained adapted beans. Simmer 5 minutes.
CAUTION Do not thicken. Ample hot jars, abrogation 1 inch headspace. Abolish air bubbles and acclimatize headspace if needed. Apple-pie rims of jars with a abject apple-pie cardboard towel. Acclimatize lids and process.
|Chile Con Carne in Bottle Jars|
|Style of Pack||Jar Size||Process Time||Canner Burden at "0" ft|
|Hot||Pints||75 min||11 lb||10 lb|
For processing at aloft 1,000 ft, see folio Altitude Adjustments.