Mexican Sweet Italian Chili Recipe

Mexican Sweet Italian Chili Recipe


3/4 cup chopped bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
2 (16 ounce) cans kidney beans , drained
1 (16 ounce) can stewed tomatoes
1 (12 ounce) can tomato paste
1 1/2 lbs 95% lean ground beef
3/4 cup chopped onion
3/4 cup thinly sliced celery
2 teaspoons dried sweet basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons ground cumin
2 teaspoons chili powder
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder (Or the real stuff)
2 cups water
1/3 cup sugar
1 dash ground cloves
1 dash baking soda


Brown ground beef in a dutch oven. vDrain and return to pan. Add bell pepper, parsley, onion and celery. Saute until onion is clear, approximately 5 minutes.
Add remaining ingredients and simmer 1-1/2 to 2 hours.

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