*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                  Chili #4
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      pound         lean ground beef
    1      tablespoon    butter or margarine
    1      medium        onion -- finely chopped
    1      medium        green or red pepper* -- finely chopped
   16      ounces        kidney beans -- canned, drained
   16      ounces        canned tomatoes**
    8      ounces        tomato sauce -- canned
    1      clove         garlic -- minced
    1      small         bay leaf
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
    1      teaspoon      pepper
      1/4  teaspoon      cumin
      1/4  teaspoon      dried basil
      1/4  teaspoon      crushed oregano leaves
    1      tablespoon    chili powder
 
 **drained, cut into bite size pieces
 
 In a heavy pot melt butter. Crumble meat into pot. Cook a few minutes until mea
 t is no longer pink. Remove. To the pot, add onion and pepper. Cook a few minut
 es, stirring, until vegetables are soft. Add meat. Stir to combine. Add remaini
 ng ingredients. Heat to a boil.Reduce heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, at lea
 st 45 minutes. Remove bay leaf. Serve immediately.
 
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