Chili with Sausage

1/2 lb dried pinto beans
1 lb hot sausage
1 lb ground beef
2 medium onions, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 can (6-ounce) tomato paste
1 quart tomato juice
3 tbs. chili powder
1 tbs. dry mustard
1 tbs. vinegar
1 tbs. Worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp coriander
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
3/4 tsp ground allspice
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
5 bay leaves
Dash of hot sauce
Pinch of red pepper


Combine ground meat, onion, and garlic in a large Dutch oven; cook until meat is browned, stirring to crumble meat. Drain off pan drippings. Add remaining ingredients, mixing well. Cook, uncovered, over low heat 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally. Remove bay leaves. Yield, about 2 1/2 quarts. Cook beans separate and add to chili.

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