Ingredients

  • 11/2 Pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 medium onions, diced
  • 1/4 Teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) whole tomatoes with juice
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 small can (8 ounces) sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 Cup sliced ripe olives
  • 1/2 Cup diced celery
  • 1 large green pepper, diced
  • 3/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 11/2 Tablespoons chili powder
  • 1/8 Teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1 beef bouillion cube
  • 1/2 Cup California raisins
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 can (15 ounces) kidney beans, drained

Procedure

Brown ground beef, onions and garlic powder in large stockpot. Drain excess fat, if necessary. Add remaining ingredients except kidney beans, including bay leaf and cloves in a tea basket or cheesecloth for easy removal. Bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 2 hours, stirring occasionally. Stir in kidney beans and heat through. Remove bay leaf and cloves; adjust seasonings and serve in crocks or bowls.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 270 (Calories from Fat 29%); Total Fat 9 ( Saturated Fat 3.5; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 30; Sodium 670; Potassium 800; Total Carbohydrate 27; Dietary Fiber 6; Sugars 12; Protein 23; Calcium 78; Iron 4;

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