*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                Savory Chili
 
 Recipe By     : The Southern Living Cookbook, 1987, 8487-0709-5
 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4      stalks        celery with leaves -- chopped
    3                    green onions -- chopped
    2      cloves        garlic -- minced
    1      large         onion -- chopped
    1                    green pepper -- chopped
    1      tablespoon    vegetable oil
    2      pounds        ground beef
   15      ounces        tomato sauce
    6      ounces        tomato paste
    2      cups          water
    1      can           chili powder
                         --1 1/2-ounces
    1      teaspoon      salt
    1      dash          pepper
   16      ounces        canned kidney beans -- undrained
                         condiments -- optional
 
 Saut‚ first 5 ingredients in oil in a large Dutch oven until tender.  Add ground
  beef, and brown, stirring to crumble meat.  Drain well.
 
 Add tomato sauce and next 5 ingredients to beef mixture; stir well.  Bring to a
  boil; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 30 minutes or to desired consistency.
   Add beans the last 15 minutes.
 
 Serve with the following condiments, if desired: shredded lettuce, shredded Che
 ddar cheese, diced onion, and tortilla chips.
 
 Yield: 10 cups.
 
 Busted by Gail Shermeyer <4paws@netrax.net>
 
 By Gail Shermeyer <4paws@netrax.net> on Jun 07, 1998.
 
 
 
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