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Beanless chili ?

(11 Posts)
EVye Sat 24-Oct-09 09:43:45

I dont like kidney beans but would like to try chili.

Any receipes?

Lonicera Sat 24-Oct-09 09:46:40

Just leave them out

CherylVole Sat 24-Oct-09 09:47:50

use baked beans

suprisingly nice

overmydeadbody Sat 24-Oct-09 12:55:45

Just leave them out, as the others said.

Do you mean you have never tried chilli?shock

foxinsocks Sat 24-Oct-09 12:56:37

yes we put baked beans in (for some odd reason, sister allergic to kidlee beans)

tastes v nice with baked beans

lisianthus Sat 24-Oct-09 19:28:58

I've heard that Texans say "anyone who knows beans about chili, knows chili doesn't have beans" so arguably it shouldn't have beans in it anyway!

christiana Sat 24-Oct-09 19:31:41

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Ledodgy Sat 24-Oct-09 19:33:55

i put baked beans and chickpeas in mine.

JANEITEPatrickNormanMcHennesy Sat 24-Oct-09 19:34:07

I like butter beans in chilli (veggie chilli in my case). I could not contemplate putting a tin of baked beans in anything - shudder.

Lotster5 Sun 25-Oct-09 08:11:49

In the same vein as lisianthus I was reading a website which says that apparently a lot of 'authentic' chili recipes don't have kidney beans. So you have a v good excuse to not use them!

The website is www.curryhouse.co.uk/britmex/mexican/index.htm

the recipes there are hot but the guy who writes it is a total chilli head.

He has a link to chile.netrelief.com/classic_texas_red_chili_recipes.shtml which has a few historial recipes (all minus the evil beans).

Hope this helps!!!

EVye Sun 25-Oct-09 14:31:09

Thanks everyone. Sorry I disappeared.

No, I have never had chili!

I dont like any beans, including baked beans - 'tis the texture. Yuck.

Will take a look at the recipes posted. Thanks

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