Brown ground beef in skillet, drain. Pour off most of grease, saute chopped peppers and onions, drain and pat with paper towel. I pat dry the ground beef too. Add garlic or not as your family likes. Put in pot with juice and vegetables. Add sugar and Worchestershire sauce. Simmer on stove top 1.5 to 2 hours. Ready to eat sooner if using canned veggies.
Crock pot version: Pour tomato juice, diced tomatoes and drained canned corn into 6 quart crock pot. Add beef, peppers and onions that are cooked. Add flavorings to taste. Add 1 cup chopped small potato pieces or 1 cup elbow pasta for a different taste. Experiment with flavored diced tomato products for variety.