Flatlander Chili

Flatlander Chili


1 lb. Bob Evans sausage, fried, crumbled and drained
1 lb. ground beef, fried, crumbled and drained
1 can (46 oz.) tomato juice
2 cans (14.5 oz. each) diced tomatoes, do not drain
1 1/2 cups chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/2 jalapeno pepper, seeded, diced and chopped
1/4 cup chili powder
1 tsp. cumin
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. dried oregano
2 Tbsp. brown sugar
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper, optional
3 cups kidney beans, rinsed and drained


Place all ingredients in a large kettle. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 1 1/2 hours stirring occasionally.

Servings: 10

Note: For years I used to make chili without a recipe....and then I found this one! It is perfect and always turns out the same! Adjust the cayenne and jalapeno to suit your taste. -Maria