Great Tastes of Manitoba

Mexicali Ground Beef

40 minutes
Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 30 minutes | Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 can (28 oz/796 mL) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 2 cups (500 mL) frozen Big Batch Ground Beef (recipe follows)
  • 1 can (19 oz/540 mL) EACH kidney and black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 sweet green pepper, diced
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) chili powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt
  • 1 cup (250 mL) frozen corn
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) tomato paste
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) dried crushed chili peppers (optional)

Directions

  1. Combine ingredients in saucepan. Simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally for 30 minutes.

Big Batch Beef:

  1. Season with salt and pepper to taste and cook 4 lb (2 kg) Extra Lean Ground Beef in Dutch oven over medium-high meat for 10 minutes, breaking into small chunks with back of spoon, until browned. Add 4 EACH onion and cloves of garlic, minced, simmer for 15 minutes until vegetables are softened. Spread in a single layer on several foil or parchment paper-lined baking trays; freeze until meat is firm, about 1 hour. Loosen into chunks, scoop meal-sized portions into freezer bags (2 cups (500 mL) per freezer bag). Freeze for up to 3 months.

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