2 lbs. lean ground beef
2 Large onions (chopped)
1 Medium green pepper (chopped)
1 1/2 cups water
Salt to taste
1/2 Teaspoon pepper
1 Teaspoon celery seed
1/2 Teaspoon garlic powder
4 Tablespoons chili powder
3 Tablespoons ground cumin
1/2 Teaspoons thyme
1/4 Teaspoons cayenne pepper
1 # 2 Can stewed tomatoes
1 #2 Can tomato juice
1 1/2 Cups catsup
2 Cans kidney beans or pinto beans
Brown ground beef, when browned add onion and green pepper and cook five minutes over medium heat. Drain.
Add water and seasoning, mix thoroughly. Cook ten minutes longer to make sure the spices are cooked into the meat.
Stir in tomatoes, tomato juice and catsup. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer one hour covered, stirring occasionally.
Add beans and simmer ten minutes longer. Serves 8 to 10.
Tip: Angela and I also add a medium yellow and a medium red bell pepper to this recipe. We also add quite a bit more cayenne pepper to make the chili hotter.
OK... here it is! The best chili recipe you've ever eaten! This is a rich spicy chili with lot of flavor. It will warm you to the bone. Perfect for cold winter days! Angela just won the chili cook off in her office with this recipe!