*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               Tex Mex Chili
 
 Recipe By     : R. Banghart
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beans/Legumes                    Cheese
                 Chili                            Main Dishes
                 Onions                           Peppers
                 Sausage                          Tomatoes
                 Crockpot
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      pound         bulk pork sausage or ground beef
    2      cloves        garlic -- minced
    3      to 4 tsps.    chili powder
      1/2  teaspoon      cumin
    1      to 2 cans     red kidney beans -- drained
    1      cup           chopped celery
    1      cup           chopped onions
      1/2  cup           green bell pepper -- chopped
    1      pound can     tomatoes -- cut up
   10      ounce can     tomatoes with green chilis -- Mexican style
    1      cup           tomato juice or vegetable juice cocktail
    6      ounce can     tomato paste
      1/4  teaspoon      salt
                         shredded Cheddar cheese
                         sour cream
 
 In skillet, cook sausge or ground beef and garlic until brown. Drain fat. Stir
 in chili powder and cumin. Cook for 2 minutes longer. Meanwheil, in crockpot,
 combine beans, celery, onion, green pepper, tomatoes, tomatoes with chili
 peppers, juice, tomato paste and salt. Stir in browned meat mixture. Cover and
 cook on Low for 10-12 hours or on High for 4-5 hours. Ladle chili into soup
 bowls. Pass cheese and sour cream for topping.
 
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