Threadgills Texas Chili Beans

Threadgills is known as one of Austin, Texas best place to eat. They understand what makes Texas cooking so special. Here is their recipe from their cookbook for their Chili Beans.

bowl of chili beans

Threadgills Texas Chili Beans

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  • Recipe Type: Casserole Recipes, CopyKat Restaurant Recipes, CopyKat Recipes
  • Prep time:10 minutes
  • Cook time:1 hour, 30 minutes
  • Serves: 10
Threadgills Texas Chili Beans

These beans have a wonderful flavor!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound pinto beans
  • 3 quarts cold water
  • 1 cup yellow onion -- diced
  • 1 clove garlic -- minced
  • 1/4 cup chili sauce
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • sliced onions for garnish

Instructions

Clean and rinse pinto beans (be sure to pick through dry beans carefully). 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

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  • PaulyB5111

    Thanks, Stephanie!

  • PaulyB5111

    Thanks, Stephanie!

  • PaulyB5111

    Thanks, Stephanie!

  • Paulyb5111

    What is “chili sauce”? Chili powder is in a million recipies but this is the first I’ve heard of chili sauce.

    • Anonymous

      Chili sauce is a condiment. It is sold next to the cocktail sauce in a grocery store.

  • Paulyb5111

    What is “chili sauce”? Chili powder is in a million recipies but this is the first I’ve heard of chili sauce.

  • http://40somethingmommy.com Liz Nelson

    This was fabulous! We all loved it. I will be making this again!