Tasty Chile Con Carne

  • Servings: 8

Hearty chunks of beef, fiery chili peppers, and fragrant spices, simmered together in a rich tomato sauce. Chili Con Carne never tasted so good.


16 ozSan Giorgio® Elbow Macaroni
1 lbkidney beans
1 lblean ground beef
1 mediumonion, finely chopped
1garlic clove, minced
28 ozdiced tomatoes, undrained
1 cupgreen pepper, diced
1 cupwater
2 Tbspschili powder
salt and ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Soak beans according to package directions; drain.
  2. In large saucepan over medium heat, cook meat, onion and garlic until browned.
  3. Stir in soaked beans, tomatoes, green peppers, water and chili powder; heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer 1-1/2 to 2 hours, stirring occasionally, or until beans are tender, adding additional water if necessary. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain. Serve chile con carne over hot cooked pasta.