1 pound lean ground pork or beef
2 cups chunky salsa
1 cup water (divided)
1 (1.61-ounce) package brown gravy mix
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 to 2 teaspoons finely chopped jalapeño pepper
Tortilla chips or crackers
In a 2-quart saucepan or large skillet, cook and stir ground pork until pork is no longer pink; drain well. Add salsa and 1/2 cup water; heat to boiling.
Meanwhile, dissolve gravy mix in 1/2 cup cool water; stir in cumin. Stir into boiling mixture; cook and stir until thickened. Stir in beans and jalapeño pepper.
Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. Serve with tortilla chips. Makes 10 to 12 servings.