Awesome Texas Chili

    2 lbs. chuck stew beef, cut into small chunks
2 tbs vegetable oil
1 can (15 oz) pinto beans, drained
12 oz. Tomato paste
1 cup chopped onion
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 green pepper, seeded and cut into two pieces
5-10 slices of pickled jalpeno pepper slices (depends on your heat preference)
1 bottle of beer and enough water to equal 2 1/2 cups
1 1/2 tbs. chili powder
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp red pepper
1/2 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp salt

In large pot, brown meat in oil, in two batches, draining off fat after each batch.
Return drained meat to pot. Add rest of ingredients and bring to a boil, reduce
heat to low and simmer for 2 hours.