Hi! I'm chris escue. I design databases, build software, and dabble in the culinary arts.



  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic, crushed
  • ½ cup green pepper, chopped
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 cans chili beans (in sauce)
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 tbsp hot salt
  • cheddar cheese
  • sour cream
  • 1 onion, chopped


In a large dutch oven or saucepan, sauté garlic, onion, and pepper in olive oil. Add ground beef and brown. Drain and return to dutch oven.

Add chili beans, tomatoes, and hot salt to dutch oven. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve topped with cheese, onion, and sour cream.