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                           Portuguese Chili Beans
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chili                            Portuguese
                 Hawaiian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      cups          Dried kidney beans
    1      teaspoon      Cooking oil or bacon -- drippings
    1      medium        Onion -- chopped
   30      milliliters   Grlic -- mashed
    1 1/2  pounds        Ground chuck or linguesa
    1      can           (8 oz.) tomato sauce or -- tomato paste
      1/4  teaspoon      -1/8 tsp. cloves
    1      tablespoon    Chili powder (or less)
                         Salt and pepper to taste -- (about 2 tsp. salt)
                         Fresh parsley or bell pepper -- chopped
    1      small         Hot red pepper
 
 Soak beans overnight, if desired, then cook until tender. Brown onion and
garlic in oil.	Add ground chuck and brown lightly. Add tomato sauce, cloves,
chili powder, salt and pepper, parsley and whole red pepper. Boil for 10-15
minutes.  Add beans and cook for 25 minutes or longer. Serve with Portuguese
bread.
 
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