02
December
2011
|
03:04 PM
America/New_York

Red Hot Chili

Spice up your dinner menu with this quick and easy chili recipe.

  • 2 lbs. lean, ground beef
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 (16 oz.) cans of tomatoes, cut up
  • 1 (15 oz.) can of tomato sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 6 or 7 pickled jalapeno peppers, rinsed and chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground red pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cans red kidney beans

Cook ground beef, onions, green pepper, celery and garlic in large pan until meat is browned. Do not drain. Stir in undrained tomatoes and remaining ingredients except kidney beans.

Simmer uncovered for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally. Stir in beans and cook another 30 minutes.