Jay Pennington's Just Plain Good Chili
3 medium onions, finely chopped
2 medium green peppers, finely chopped
3 stalks celery, finely chopped
8 lbs coarsely ground beef
1 can (6oz) tomato paste
2 can (1lb-13oz) cans stewed tomatoes
2 can (1lb) tomato sauce
1 can (7oz) chile salsa
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 jar (3oz) chili powder
1 medium jalapeno chili, seeded and chopped
2 T salt
coarsely ground pepper
Thinly cover bottom of heavy 2 gal pot with oil. Saute onions, green
peppers and celery 10 min.. Add meat and cook 10 min or until brown.
Stir in tomatopaste, stewed tomatoes and tomato sauce.
Add chopped garlic, chili powder, salt, dash oregano, chile salsa and
jalapeno. Cook 30 min, season to taste with garlic salt and pepper,
then simmer2 1/2 hours. Stir every 10-15 min.