1 lb. Hamburger
½ Onion, chopped
2 – 15.25 oz. Cans Dark Red Kidney Beans
2 - 1 lb. 12 oz. Cans Crushed Tomatoes
2 – 6 oz. Cans Tomato Paste
2 Tablespoons Chili Powder
1 Teaspoon Crushed Red Chili
2 Teaspoons Celery Seeds
1 Teaspoon Salt
1 Teaspoon Black Pepper


Brown the hamburger and onions in a large 6 quart pot. Drain the grease off of the hamburger. Add the kidney beans, including the juice, crushed tomatoes and tomato paste then stir. Add the chili powder, crushed red chili, celery seeds, salt and pepper. Adjust how spicy the chili is by adding more or less crushed red chili. Simmer for 2-3 hours, stirring occasionally. Serve as is or over cooked white rice or stir in cooked elbow macaroni.

Servings: 10
Recipe Difficulty: Very Easy
Preparation Time: 15 minutes prep, 2-3 hours simmering
Cooking Time: 2-3 Hours
Country: USA