Friday, June 24, 2011

A Recipe to Share

This recipe uses mostly food items which the pantry regularly provides to clients.

Simple Chili

  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can stewed tomatoes
  • 1 (15 oz) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (15 oz) can kidney beans
  • 1 lb ground beef or turkey (optional)
  • 1 pinch chili powder
  • 1 pinch garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine the beef and onion and saute until meat is browned and onion is tender. Add the stewed tomatoes with juice, tomato sauce, beans and water.  Season with the chili powder, garlic powder, salt and ground black pepper to taste. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover and let simmer for 15 min.