Simple Southern Chili

Yields 3-4 servings 

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoons oil
  • 12 ounces ground beef
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ tablespoon water
  • 1¼ teaspoons seasoning salt
  • ¼ teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning
  • ½ large onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin 
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • ½ cup beef broth
  • 8 ounces pinto beans, canned & drained
  • 8 ounces black beans, canned & drained
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • Scallions, chopped (optional)

Directions

  1. SELECT Sauté on the Cosori Pressure Cooker, add the oil, and press Start/Cancel. Allow the pressure cooker to heat up.
  2. ADD the ground beef, baking soda, water, ¼ teaspoon seasoning salt, and lemon pepper to the preheated pressure cooker. Mix and break apart the ground beef evenly, distributing the seasonings. Cook for 10 to 15 minutes.
  3. ADD the onion and garlic to the mixture, mix well, and cook for 2 more minutes.
  4. ADD the canned tomatoes, remaining spices, salt, crushed red pepper, broth, and beans. Stir only slightly.
  5. SECURE THE LID on the pressure cooker, making sure the pressure release valve is in the locked position.
  6. SELECT Beans and press Start/Cancel.  
  7. QUICK RELEASE when done cooking and carefully remove the lid.
  8. MIX the chili for a few minutes, adding pepper to taste.
  9. SERVE with chopped scallions on top.