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Omega's Chili

Classic chili from my mom's recipes. It was a Friday night special meal for family and friends. Delicious with the select toppings of sour cream, salsa, onions, shredded cheddar cheese or even mustard! Saltine crackers, tortilla chips, corn bread or cinnamon rolls on the side!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 d 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American

Equipment

  • soup pot with heavy bottom
  • skillet

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 lbs hamburger use lean hamburger
  • 1 med onion chopped
  • 1 32 oz bottled (or canned)Campbell's Tomato Juice Mom used Campbell's only; she thought it was a richer taste
  • 1 8 oz can Hunt's diced tomatos, unseasoned
  • 1 8 oz can kidney beans drained drained
  • 2 tbls Mc Cormick chili powder I use 1/3 -1/2 half of a 2.5 oz bottle
  • salt to taste

Instructions
 

  • Throughly brown meat and onions in a skillet or heavy enamal iron pot. Cook until fully browned, not grey. Stirring often to prevent burning and for meat to cook throughly
  • Skim off excess oil as needed
  • Add all other ingredients except chili powder
  • Add chili powder. Cover top of the chili with a light layer. Chili show be darker than a tylical tomato soup or sauce. Taste and add more as needed
  • Stir throughly
  • Bribg to a boil, then turn to low simmer
  • Stir about every 20 -30 minutes
  • Taste and adjust seasoning if needed
  • Cover and simmer for about 2 -4 hours stirring regularly
  • Afrwe browing meat and oions, you can use a crock pot for the long simmer of the chili
  • Delicious with the select toppings of sour cream, salsa, onions, shredded cheddar cheese or even mustard! Saltine crackers, tortilla chips, corn bread or cinnamon rolls on the side!