Texas-Style – (a bit of spice)
Prep: 20 minutes
Bake: 1 hour • Serves: 12
1/2cup chopped onion
1teaspoon PICS canola or PICS vegetable oil
3cans (15 ounces each) PICS red beans or PICS pinto beans, undrained
1can (4 ounces) diced mild green chiles, undrained
3garlic cloves, crushed with press
1/2cup favorite PICS barbeque sauce
2tablespoons PICS hot sauce
2teaspoons PICS chili powder
1teaspoon PICS salt
Sliced jalapeño chile peppers for garnish (optional)
1.Preheat oven to 350°. In large skillet, cook ground sirloin over medium-high heat 8 minutes or until browned, stirring frequently. With slotted spoon, transfer ground sirloin to paper towel-lined plate to drain; discard drippings.
2.In same skillet, add onion and oil; cook over medium-high heat 2 minutes or until slightly softened, stirring constantly.
3.In medium bowl, stir remaining ingredients, ground sirloin and onions until well combined. Transfer bean mixture to 13 x 9-inch or 3-quart baking dish.
4.Bake 1 hour or until top is browned and sauce thickens; garnish with jalapeños, if desired.
Approximate nutritional values per serving:
144 Calories, 3g Fat (1g Saturated), 16mg Cholesterol,
661mg Sodium, 21g Carbohydrates, 5g Fiber, 11g Protein