1In large soup pot, brown ground chuck, stirring to break meat up, add chopped onion and garlic while meat is browning. Once meat has browned, add spices, green chilies, tomato paste and beans; mix well until paste is incorporated. Add stewed tomatoes, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce and V8 juice; mix well. Let simmer over low heat with lid ajar until desired thickness is achieved. Stir occasionally so the chili doesn't stick to bottom of pan.
2I let simmer for 3-4 hrs while I'm on justapinch, mixing it up with my JAP friends. The longer it simmers the better it will taste.