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pappy's chili

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Loretta Hall
Roanoke, VA

This recipe originated with my father, Pappy to his grandkids, and I love to make it. Serve it with hot, white rice and garnish with sour cream and shredded cheddar cheese.

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For pappy's chili

  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1 sm
    green pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 md
    red onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 c
    beef broth
  • 1 can
    rotel tomatoes and chili's, mild (or hot, depending on taste)
  • 2 can
    tomato sauce
  • 1 can
    kidney beans, (optional)
  • 1 can
    tomato paste, italian
  • 1 pkg
    chili seasoning, (prefer old el paso when you can find it, but mccormick's medium works great, too)
  • 5 dash

How To Make pappy's chili

  • 1
    In medium skillet, brown ground beef, onion, and bell pepper, and salt/pepper until ground beef is cooked well; drain well.
  • 2
    In dutch oven, mix ground beef mixture with all other ingredients. Simmer over medium heat until well heated, then reduce heat and simmer for at least an hour. Chili is ready to eat once it is hot, but it's better the longer it simmers.

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