(courtesy of Ken and Kathy Lindner. Serves 4 – 6)
1 pound grass-fed bison bulk burger
1 28-ounce can all-natural whole tomatoes
1 4-ounce can all-natural tomato paste
1 15½-ounce can dark red kidney beans
1 cup water
½ cup sliced mushrooms
½ cup chopped onions
½ cup chopped green peppers
2 teaspoons chili powder
½ teaspoon cumin
1 tablespoon brown sugar, or to taste
1 to 2 bay leaves
Dash cayenne pepper
Salt to taste
Crumble meat into large frying pan and lightly brown.
Drain and rinse dark red kidney beans. Combine beans, onions, green peppers, and mushrooms in a large pot. Add whole tomatoes and break apart with fork. Add browned meat and all remaining ingredients. Gently stir.
Cover and simmer on low for 3 to 4 hours, adding water as desired for consistency.
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