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Birch Park Chili Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debbie Maschke
Added: Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1-1/4# ground beef
3-3 1/4 C. whole tomatoes
3-3 1/4 C. water
10 3/4 oz. tomato soup
1/4 C. chopped onions
3/4 C. ketchup
chopped celery
2 Tbsp. brown sugar
3/4 Tbsp. paprika
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
2 Tbsp. chili powder
16 oz. kidney beans (rinsed & drained)

Directions:
Directions:
Season ground beef with salt and pepper. Brown ground beef and drain grease. Crumble ground beef and add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil and simmer for 2-1/2 to 3 hours on low heat, stir frequently. Do NOT cover.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Freezes well.

 

 

 

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