for family meals :
is another recipe from Bill
from Saint Cloud, Minnesota. If you would like
to know a little bit more about Bill have a look
at his Bio page - click
says: "In the US, this might be considered
a Chili, but the balance is very high in favor
of vegetables, and the dish could be made without
any meat at all. I normally grind stew meat in
a food processor to reduce it to about a grind
twice as big as hamburger grains. This recipe
can also be made in a crockpot over low heat for
3 to 4 hours".
lb beef (ground to about twice the size of hamburger)
1 cup onions, diced
1 cup green bell peppers, seeded and diced
1 cup celery, diced
1/2 cup celery leaves, fine dice
1 (1 lb) can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
2 (15 ounce) cans diced tomatoes (or at least
2 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
2 cloves garlic, peeled and diced
2 tablespoons green chili salsa (I like Mrs.
1 (12 ounce) can beer
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
the olive oil and butter in the bottom of a
heavy pan until melted.
the onion and sauté until transparent.
remove with a slotted spoon.
ground beef to the pan and fry until brown.
onions and the rest of the ingredients and simmer
over low heat until the tomatoes start to break
and adjust seasonings.
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