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Chili Con Carne Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grandma Craycraft--Betty Crocker

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. ground beef--I like to use 90% lean
1 medium onion
1 30 ounce can Brooks Hot Chili Beans
1 can Campbell's Tomato Soup
(I also use a bag of frozen tomatoes from Daddy's garden)
3 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon flour
3 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon salt

Directions:
Directions:
Cook until browned, in 3 tablespoons butter or oil, ground beef and minced onion.

Add and cook 10 minutes Brooks beans and tomato soup.

Make into a paste and blend in...3 tablespoons chili powder, 1 tablespoon flour, 3 tablespoons water & 1 teaspoon salt.

Cook over low heat, stirring frequently, 45 minutes or longer.

Serve with crackers and cottage cheese.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was the chili Grandma made. We always had it on Halloween before we went trick or treating. Grandpa was the one who started putting cottage cheese in his chili. I don't know of anyone else who does this.

 

 

 

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