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A fun and easy way to package great gifts for giving
Give jars by themselves or use as the perfect addition to any gift basket
Great idea for the holidays or any special occasion

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~ Black Bean Chili Mix in a Jar ~

1 whole bay leaf
3 3/4 cups black beans

~Seasoning Packet~
2 tbsp chili powder
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp garlic powder
2 tbsp dried minced onion
2 tbsp beef bouillon

Mix and place seasonings in a small baggie
Layer in wide-mouth 1-quart canning jar
Place the seasoning packet and bay leaf on top of beans

Put the lid on the jar and tie a homespun fabric bow around the lid
As an added touch, tie a wooden spoon to the lid

Attach jar labels to the jar with the following instructions


~ Black Bean Chili ~

1 jar chili mix
2 lb ground beef
1-29oz can diced tomatoes with juice
8 cups hot water

Remove beans from jar. Wash beans and place into
microwave dish and add water to 1 inch over beans
Cover with plastic wrap and poke three small holes
into top. Microwave on high for 9 minutes, rotate,
and microwave 9 minutes longer. Drain beans and place
into crockpot. Cover with water. In a frying pan,
brown ground beef and drain off all fat. Add to crockpot
Add seasoning packet, tomatoes and bay leaf. Stir
Cook on high for 5-6 hours or on low for 8-10 hours
When done, remove bay leaf and discard

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