This recipe is from Shirley McNevich's Mom's Best Recipes Vol 1. Published here with her permission.
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(by Shirley McNevich)
1 1/2 pounds ground chuck
1 medium onion
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1 pint home canned tomatoes or stewed tomatoes from the store
1/2 bottle of a 24 oz. size Heinz ketchup
2 tsp. chili powder
2 cans of kidney beans (40.5 oz. size) - Hanover brand if you can find them
In a Dutch oven, put in ground chuck, chopped onion, salt, and pepper. (If you like it spicier, you can also add chopped red pepper, chopped green pepper, or both) Add one cup of water and cook until meat starts to brown. Add tomatoes, ketchup, chili powder, kidney beans, and cook on medium heat for about 20 minutes. Serve heated.