1 lb. ground beef
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
2 Tbls. minced garlic
3 sm. chili pepper – chopped
6 oz. can tomato paste
2 tsp. chili powder
15 oz. can kidney beans – un-drained
(2) 15 oz. cans chili beans – un-drained
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Brown beef in skillet; drain off and reserve grease; set meat aside.
In large pot, cook vegetables in reserved grease until soft.
Add tomato paste, chili powder, beans, and browned beef to pot.
Simmer over low heat for 2-3 hours, then stir in cheese.