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Chili Our Way

Familiar dish made with ground beef
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 30 mins
Course American
Cuisine Chili soup
Servings 4 -6


  • 1 pound browned ground beef drained
  • 1 small to medium chopped onion
  • 1 clove of garlic chopped
  • 1 scant teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 can/ jug Campbell's or other quality tomato juice
  • i small can unseasoned diced tomato
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons of chili powder
  • Kidney beans optional


  • Using a heavy bottomed pan, brown meat until dark
  • Drain well
  • Add onions, garlic and salt to the meat while browning
  • Stir to blend
  • Add juice, tomatoes
  • Add bean is desired
  • Stir
  • Add chili powder making the mixture darker
  • Bring to light boil, lower heat to low
  • Simmer uncovered for several hours. Chili should be much darker in color and thicker. Add remaining juice if needed