Makes approximately 14 servings


2 cups chopped onion or 1 cup chopped shallot

2 tbls vegetable oil or olive oil

1 tbls ground oregano or fresh oregano if in season

2 tbls ground cumin

1 tsp minced garlic

2 tbls salt

3 lbs ground Snowberry Farm cabrito (goat burger)

½ cup + 2 tbls chili powder

½ cup flour

8 cups boiling water


In a heavy pot, sauté onions in cooking oil, add oregano, cumin, garlic, and salt.  Stir until onions are almost clear.  Add cabrito burger; cook and stir until cooked and crumbly.  Add chili powder and then flour, stirring until well blended.  Add boiling water.  Bring mixture back to boil, simmer for 45 minutes.  Adjust seasonings to taste.  Serve cooked beans as a side dish.  Nootka Rose Farm Agassi, Anasazi, or Black Turtle dry beans hold their shape beautifully.

Nutrition information per service:  173 calories (28.5% from fat), 21.7 protein, 5.5 g fat, 55 mg cholesterol, 5.1 mg iron, 456 mg sodium

Recipe adapted from the American Meat Goat Association, by Candace