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GRANDMA'S POT OF CHILI

If you like hot spices or tabasco sauce in yours,
do it by the individual serving so that everyone can enjoy
WEBMASTERS PERSONAL RECIPE
  • 2 lbs Ground chuck
  • 1 large Green bell pepper
  • 1 Medium or large onion
  • 30 ounce can of black beans
  • 40.5 ounce can of dark red kidney beans
  • 2  cans 28 ounce each of diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 4 cups v-8 or tomato juice
  • 5 tablespoons chili powder
  • 5 tablespoons dried parsley
  • 3 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 1 and half cups of water
PREPARATION: FIRST STEP
  1. Brown ground meat
  2. Cut onion and bell pepper in very small pieces
  3. While meat is cooking, crumble  it 
  4. Place a plastic bag into a pan in sink
  5. Put a colander on top
  6. After meat is cooked
  7. Drain grease into bag for disposal 
PREPARATION: SECOND STEP
  1. Put a large pot on stove
  2. Turn heat on medium
  3. Pour in water, ketchup, and  V8 
      (or tomato juice)
  4. Pour in the 2 large cans of beans
  5. Add the onions and bell pepper
  6. Add chili powder, parsley, and chopped garlic
  7. Add tomatoes
PREPARATION: THIRD STEP
 Cook over medium heat 
stir occasionally until hot
 simmer for 90 minutes to two hours
Place excess in individual freezer containers
  for use at a later date

Serving suggestion:

In each serving:
  Sprinkle some shredded cheddar cheese