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3 Bean Chili Gift in a Jar

Ingredients

  • 1 quart (32 ounce) jar with lid
  • Printable label/gift tag
  • ¼ cup chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons dried cumin
  • teaspoon cayenne pepper optional
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley
  • 1 cup dried pinto beans
  • ½ cup dried black beans
  • 1 cup dried kidney beans

To make the chili you will need:

  • 2 pounds ground beef or ground turkey browned and drained
  • 1 onion diced
  • 3 quarts water or beef stock
  • 1 (28 ounce) cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato paste
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, combine onion flakes and garlic powder. Set aside.
  • In another small bowl, combine chili powder, cayenne (if desired), and oregano. Set aside.
  • To avoid the sifting of seasonings through the beans, layer ingredients in the jar in this order: chili powder mixture, cumin, onion flakes mixture, parsley, pinto beans, black beans, kidney beans.
  • Seal and attach gift tag.