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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.

Serves: 10-12

This is an adaptation of a recipe handed down thru our family by my grandmother Emily Weeks/Call.

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