This recipe is handy when you want a fast, filling meal.—Betty-Jean Molyneux, Geneva, Ohio
Total TimePrep: 5 min. Cook: 40 min.
Makes6 servings ( 2 quarts)
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 2 cans (16 ounces each) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
- 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, undrained
- 1 celery rib, diced
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
- 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- Shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, and green onions, optional
- In a large saucepan, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until flavors are blended, about 30 minutes. Top with shredded cheese, sour cream, and green onions, if desired.