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Mama's Chili Recipe

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This recipe for Mama's Chili, by , is from Mixing Generations, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Beverly Rich
Added: Saturday, September 15, 2007


3 lbs. Lean Hamburger
3 Large Onions
4 stalks Celery
1 medium Bell Pepper
3 tsp. Salt
1 tsp. Oregano
1 tsp. Garlic
1/2 tsp. Ground Cumin
3 tsp. Chili Powder
1/2 tsp. Crushed red pepper
1 tsp. Sugar
4 tsp. Worcestershire Sauce
5 cans Pinto Beans (drained)
3 cans Red Kidney Beans (drained)
2 (16oz) cans Crushed Tomatoes
1(15oz) can Tomatoe Sauce
1 (12oz) can Tomato Paste
3 c. Water

Brown hamburger meat along with the onions, celery and bell pepper. Drain grease from hamburger ixture. Add the remaining ingredients, stir well and heat on stovetop for a couple of hours. Stir often as thiswill stick to the bottom of the pot. This make a LARGE quantity of chili (enough to freeze) for future use. I cook this in a medium size stockpot.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is GREAT to make ahead and take camping or eat on a COLD night! Steve and the girls used to LOVE to eat it with a sub from Pats sub shop or just make homemade subs.




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