Debbie's Beef Chili
1 1/2 yellow onion diced
1 green pepper seeded and diced
1 stalk celery sliced
1 clove garlic diced
1 small jalapeno pepper seeded and diced
3lbs ground sirloin or chuck
1 14 1/2oz can stewed tomatoes
1 3oz. can tomato paste
1 8oz can tomato sauce
Tabasco to taste
2T Chili powder
1 large can Red kidney beans
Cayenne pepper to taste
6 oz Pelligrino or Perrier
2 bay leaves
Salt and Pepper to taste
1. Saute onions, green pepper, celery , garlic and jalapeno pepper in 2T olive oil.
2. Add ground sirloin, brown and drain off liquid.
3. Add remaining ingredients EXCEPT the kidney beans.
4. Simmer over low heat for 2 hours. THEN add kidney beans and simmer for another 1 hour.
Serve with sour cream and shredded cheddar as condiments.
For dinner, serve with salad and corn bread!