• 1 lb. chili beans (about 2 1/4 cups) (chili beans are either reds, pinks, or pinto beans) rc
  • 1 can tomato juice (46 oz.)
  • 2 lbs. hamburger
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3–4 ribs of celery (Chopped) rc
  • 3–4 tbsp. chili powder (I would start with 3 teaspoons of chili powder and go up from there)rc
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin (I would use 1-2 teaspoons of cumin)rc

    Soak beans overnight. Bring beans to boil and simmer until tender. Leave the beans in the pot and keep them covered with water. Add tomato juice.
    Brown hamburger. Add hamburger, onion, celery, chili powder and cumin. Let simmer until flavors blend. Adjust the amount of chili powder to taste