from Bonnie Veraldi
3 lbs. 80/20 or 75/35 ground meat
3 cans diced tomatoes [not stewed]
3 cans tomato soup
3 cans spicy kidney beans
1/4 cup diced onion
1/4 cup diced green peppers
3 cans water
Frank's hot sauce
salt and pepper
Brown meat, drain. In a big pot toss in the ground meat, tomatoes, soup, beans, onions, green peppers and water. Stir. Sprinkle liberally with the salt, pepper and chili powder.
Add 3 drops of hot sauce (or more if you want it extra spicy). Cook uncovered on low, let bubble for one hour.
Top with cheese, sour cream or chives.