*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               Italian Chili
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chili                            Italian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  pound         Ground beef
    1      medium        Onion -- chopped
      1/2  cup           Green pepper -- chopped
      1/2  cup           Celery -- chopped
   10      milliliters   Garlic -- minced
    1      can           (28 oz) tomatoes -- crushed
    1      can           (15 oz) kidney beans -- drained
    1 1/2  cups          Tomatoe juice
    1      can           (8oz) mushroom pieces and -- stems; drained
    1      can           (6 oz) tomatoe paste
    3      ounces        Pepperoni -- sliced and cut
                         halves
    1 1/2  teaspoons     Italian seasoning
      1/2  teaspoon      Salt
      1/2  teaspoon      Sugar
      1/4  teaspoon      -1/2 tsp dried red pepper -- crushed
 
 Brown beef in large frying pan, drain.  Add onion, green pepper, celery
 and garlic.  Cook until pepper and celery are soft (about 5 minutes). In
 5 quart saucepan or crock pot combine remaining ingredients.
 Mix well. Stir in ground beef and vegetables. Simmer 30 minutes or more
 (as much as two hours for full flavor).
 
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