Brown ground beef over medium heat.
Add in diced onions and grated garlic. Cook and stir for 2-3 minutes.
Add in diced jalapeno pepper.(and de-seeded if you prefer for less heat)
Open cans of beans, tomatoes, and tomato sauce and stir in. (Do not drain any of the cans)
Stir in spices and sugar.
Bring all ingredients to a simmer and cook for 15-20 minutes
Taste and add more seasons if needed for your taste.
Serve with your favorite topping like shredded cheddar cheese, diced green onions, fresh jalapenos slices, or sour cream!