2 pounds of fresh ground beef.
1 quart tomato juice.
1 (29 ounce) can of tomato purée.
1 (15 ounce) can of drained kidney beans.
1 (15 ounce) can of drained pinto beans.
1 chopped medium large onion.
½ cup of diced celery.
¼ cup of diced green bell pepper.
¼ cup of chili powder.
1 tsp of ground cumin.
1 ½ tsps of garlic powder.
1 tsp of salt.
½ tsp of ground black pepper.
½ tsp of dried oregano.
½ tsp of sugar.
⅛ tsp of cayenne pepper.
Brown the ground beef in a large skillet then drain it of the fat.
In a 6 quart pot, place the beef and all the other ingredients. Simmer covered for 1 to 1 ½ hours stirring every 15 minutes. Or you can cook for 3 to 4 hours in slow cooker on low.