*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           Tuna Chili Texas-Style
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Fish                             Microwave
                 Casseroles                       Chili
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      cup           Red or green bell pepper -- cubes
      1/2  cup           Onion -- chopped
      1/2  cup           Celery -- chopped
    1                    Clove garlic -- minced
    2      tablespoons    -- water
    1      can           Whole tomatoes w/juice-28 oz -- cut up
    1      can           Kidney beans-8 oz -- drained
    1      can           Tuna (6-1/2 oz) -- drained and
 					
    2      tablespoons   Red wine vinegar
    2      tablespoons   Chili powder*
    1      teaspoon      Dried basil -- crushed
    1      teaspoon      Dried oregano -- crushed
      1/2  teaspoon      Ground cumin
                         Bottled hot pepper sauce -- to taste
 
 *If you don't like it too hot, cut to 1 tablespoon.
 In a 3-quart microwavable bowl or casserole, combine bell pepper, onion, celery,
garlic and water.
 Cover with waxed paper; micro-cook on High power for 4-5 minutes or until
vegetables are nearly tender.
 Stir in remaining ingredients excpet hot pepper sauce.
 Cover; micro-cook on High power for 15-17 minutes, to allow flavors to blend,
stirring every 3 minutes.
 Season to taste with hot pepper sauce.  Makes 4 servings.
 Preparation time:  10 minutes.  Calories:  206 per
 
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