Inspired by Chef Bryan Woolley, KUTV. Modified by Judy.
1 lbs. extra lean ground beef, bison burger or steak, chopped finely.
1 onions, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced finely
1 red or green bell pepper, minced
1 can black beans, juice and all
2 c blended tomatoes or salsa
1 tsp Mexican seasoning
1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
splash of Tabasco--optional
Salt to taste, fresh cracked pepper
Brown meat and peppers, onions, garlic in some olive or vegetable oil. Simmer for a couple of minutes. Add beans and tomatoes and spices. Simmer for about 30-40 minutes. Add chocolate, simmer a few more minutes until it is dissolved. Taste and adjust seasonings. Serves 4-5. May easily be doubled.