|Dutch Oven Recipes > Dutch Oven Sweet Chili|
|1||lb. lean ground beef||2||(32 oz.) cans stewed tomatoes|
|6||cups dry red or pinto beans||1-2||cups honey (to taste)|
|2||large yellow onion; diced||2||tsp. cinnamon|
|8||cloves garlic; minced||1||tsp. cloves|
|1||lb. bacon; cubed||1||tsp. allspice|
|2||tsp. salt||2||Tbs. chili powder|
|1 1/2||tsp. ground black pepper||1-2||tsp. tobasco (optional)|
|HOT water to cover beans|
Brown ground beef in a well oiled 12" deep Dutch oven using 18-20 briquettes bottom. Add beans, onion, garlic, uncooked bacon, salt, pepper, and enough hot water to cover beans. Cover and simmer using 14-16 briquettes bottom and 10-12 briquettes top for 1-2 hours or until beans are tender adding additional water as necessary.
Stir in tomatoes, honey, and remaining seasonings. Cover and continue to simmer for 1 hour.
This is an adaptation of a recipe handed down thru our family by my grandmother Emily Weeks/Call.
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