Mom’s Chili

  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 1 med onion chopped
  • 2-3 cloves garlic chopped
  • ¼ cup chili powder
  • 2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 can (35 oz) Italian peeled tomatoes undrained
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 1 can (15 ¼ oz) red kidney beans, drained
  • 1 can (15 ¼ oz) pinto beans, drained
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 ¼ tsp. salt
  • Accompaniments: shredded Cheddar cheese, sour cream, onion

Instructions

Cook ground beef with onion and garlic, drain. Stir in chili powder, cumin, oregano, tomatoes with juice, water and simmer 1 ½ hours. Stir in beans, sugar and salt. Enjoy!

**This one makes a lot, you can always freeze some for another time.
**Can serve with noodles or corn bread.

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