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Chili ( Italian ) Recipe


1/2 lb Ground beef
1 md Onion; chopped
1/2 c Green pepper; chopped
1/2 c Celery; chopped
1 cl Garlic; minced
1 cn (28 oz) tomatoes; crushed
1 cn (15 oz) kidney beans;
1 1/2 c Tomatoe juice
1 cn (8oz) mushroom pieces and
-stems; drained
1 cn (6 oz) tomatoe paste
3 oz Pepperoni; sliced and cut
-in halves
1 1/2 ts Italian seasoning
1/2 ts Salt
1/2 ts Sugar
1/4 ts -1/2 tsp dried red pepper;

Brown beef in large frying pan, drain. Add onion,
green pepper, celery and garlic. Cook until pepper
and celery are soft (about 5 minutes). In 5 quart
saucepan or crock pot combine remaining ingredients.
Mix well. Stir in ground beef and vegetables. Simmer
30 minutes or more (as much as two hours for full

This recipe is extremely flexible as you can add or
delete ingredients to suit your own taste.

8 - 10 servings. Goes well with restaurant style
tortilla chips in lieu of silverware. Formatted by
Mary Wilson, BWVB02B, San Diego.