*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                   Chili
 
 Recipe By     : Susan McKinnon
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beef & Veal                      Family & Friends
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      tablespoons   butter -- or salad oil
    1      large         onion -- chopped
      1/2  cup           chopped celery
    1                    green pepper -- chopped
    1      pound         ground beef -- or more to taste
    6      ounces        tomato paste
    1      large         canned tomatoes
    1      small         canned tomatoes
    1      teaspoon      salt
    2      teaspoons     sugar
    3      whole         cloves
    4      tablespoons   chili powder
    1      can           kidney beans -- or 2 cans
 
 Combine butter in skillet or sauce pan.  Add the onion, celery, green peppers a
 nd ground beef, saute until meat is brown but not crusty, drain.  Stir frequent
 ly separating meat with a fork.  Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, sugar, c
 loves and chili powder, blend well.  Cover.  Over high heat until the mixture s
 teams, then reduce heat to simmer and cook 45 minutes.
 Remove cloves, add kidney beans and simmer 15 minutes longer.
 
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 NOTES : Very good.