Threadgill's Texas Chili Beans

  • 1 lbs pinto beans
  • 3 quarts cold water
  • 1 cup yellow onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup chili sauce
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp Tabasco sauce
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Sliced onions for garnish image placeholder

Pick through dry pinto beans carefully, then rinse. Soak overnight in cold water to cover well.

Drain beans and place all ingredients except salt into 4-quart pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer. Cover and cook about 90 minutes or until beans are tender.

Add salt to taste and garnish with sliced onion.

Makes 2 quarts