*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          Savory Chili with Beans
 
 Recipe By     : TJ Hill - Appetites Catered
 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/4  cup           olive oil
    2      tablespoons   garlic -- minced
    1      cup           onion -- minced
      3/4  cup           scallions -- minced
    2      cups          celery -- minced
    1      tablespoon    parsley -- minced
    2      pounds        ground round
      3/4  cup           tomato paste
   16      ounces        tomato sauce
    5      cups          water -- hot
      1/3  cup           hot chile powder
    1      teaspoon      salt
      1/4  teaspoon      freshly ground black pepper
    1      cup           cooked kidney beans -- drained
    1      cup           jack cheese -- grated
 
 HEAT OLIVE OIL IN A DUTCH OVEN, OVER A MEDIUM FLAME 
 ADD GARLIC, ONIONS, CELERY, AND PARSLEY 
 HEAT AND STIR FOR 5-6 MINUTES 
 ADD GROUND BEEF, HEAT AND STIR UNTIL BROWNED 
 DRAIN WELL, RESERVING PAN DRIPPINGS 
 ADD 1/4 CUP RESERVED DRIPPINGS BACK INTO MEAT MIXTURE AND DISCARD THE REST 
 ADD TOMATO PASTE, TOMATO SAUCE, WATER, CHILE POWDER, SALT, AND PEPPER 
 BRING TO A BOIL, REDUCE HEAT, AND SIMMER FOR 60-90 MINUTES 
 ADD BEANS AND SIMMER FOR 10-15 MINUTES, UNTIL HEATED THROUGH 
 SERVE HOT, GARNISHED WITH GRATED JACK CHEESE
 
 
 
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