Chili Beans

Total Time:
12 hr 20 min
Prep:
5 min
Inactive:
8 hr
Cook:
4 hr 15 min

Yield:
12 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 4 cups dried pinto beans
  • 1 ham hock
  • One 15-ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Directions
Watch how to make this recipe.
  • Rinse the beans under cold water, sorting out any rocks/particles. Cover in cold water and soak for 6 to 8 hours.

  • Drain the beans and place in a stockpot with the ham hock; cover with fresh water by 2 inches. Add the tomato sauce, chili powder, brown sugar, white vinegar, garlic, onions, 1 tablespoon salt and 2 teaspoons pepper.

  • Bring to a boil, lower the heat and simmer, adding a little more liquid if the level gets too low, until the beans are tender, 3 to 4 hours. Taste, and season with additional salt and pepper if needed.


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