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Chili Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marlene Eich
Added: Wednesday, September 6, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. ground beef
1 to 2 onion
1 tablespoons green pepper flakes (or use the real thing)
1 teaspoons garlic powder or 2 cloves
1 16-oz. can stewed tomatoes
3 16-oz. cans kidney beans (reserve the liquid from 2 cans)
1 tablespoons chili powder (or to taste)
1 8 1/4-oz. can tomato sauce

Directions:
Directions:
Heat pressure cooker, add beef. Brown and crumble. Add onion, garlic and green pepper. Brown lightly. Stir in chopped tomato, kidney beans, salt (to taste), chili powder and tomato sauce.

Bring to boil. Cover pressure cooker; bring to pressure, cook 15 minutes and release pressure.

Dissolve 2-3 tablespoons cornstarch or flour in 1/2 cup cold water. Gradually add to chili to thicken.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10 to 12
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was in the cookbook that came with the pressure cooker that my mom received as a wedding gift in 1947.

 

 

 

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