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                          Country Style Bean Chili
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      Medium        onions -- sliced and
                         separated into rings
    1      Large         green pepper -- cut in strips and
                         halved crosswise
    1      Tbsp.         cooking oil
    2      Cans          red kidney beans -- (15 1/2 oz.) drained
    2      Cans          garbanzo beans -- (15 1/2 oz.) drained
    1      Can           refried beans -- (16 oz.)
    2      Cans          chicken broth -- (13 1/2 oz.)
    2      Cans          beer -- (12 oz.)
    1      Tbsp.         paprika
    1      Tbsp.         chopped canned green chili peppers
    1      Tbsp.         chili powder
    1      Tbsp.         prepared mustard
      1/2  Tsp.          dried basil -- crushed
      1/2  Tsp.          dried oregano -- crushed
    2      C.            shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
 
 In a Dutch oven or large kettle cook onions and green
 pepper in hot cooking oil until tender but not brown. Stir in
 all three kinds of beans, chicken broth, beer, paprika, chili
 powder, mustard, chili peppers, basil and oregano. Bring
 mixture to boiling. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 1 hour,
 stirring occasionally. (Cool and chill the soup if you are
 planning to reheat.) Top each serving with croutons and shredded cheese. To reh
 eat the chilled soup, place in large kettle;
 cover and bring to boiling for 45 minutes, stirring a bit.
 
 
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