Texas chili does not have beans, there settled that. It also doesn’t mean I don’t like red beans in my chili. Well, have I got a solution for you, and you can call it whatever kind of chili you want. Just treat the beans as an add-on. Keep reading
If you cooked the beans in the chili, they wouldn't take on a noticeable taste difference because the chili itself takes over. The beans provide the extra texture and nutrition some people dig. Now the chili is done heat your favorite drained canned bean and plop a spoonful on the chili instead of in the chili. That way any guest at the table has another choice for their chili. Don’t let someone ruin your chili shine.
Add-ons: onions, beans, cheese, hot sauce, crackers, jalapenos,