Chili

Chili
Ingredients:
  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 (29 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (29 ounce) can kidney beans (with liquid)
  • 1 (29 ounce) can pinto beans (with liquid)
  • 1 cup diced onion (1 medium onion)
  • 1/2 cup diced green chili pepper (2 chilies)
  • 1/4 cup diced celery (1 stalk)
  • 3 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 - 3 teaspoons cumin powder
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 cups water

Directions
1. Brown the ground beef in a skillet over medium heat. Drain off the fat.
2. In a large pot, combine the beef plus all the remaining ingredients, and bring to a simmer over low heat. 3. Cook, stirring every 15 minutes, for 2 to 3 hours. For more great recipes, check out " Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove Cookbook."