pounds ground beef
cups chopped onion
cup chopped green or red sweet pepper
cloves garlic, minced
12 ounce can tomato paste
14 1/2 ounce can diced tomatoes
tablespoon yellow mustard
teaspoon chili powder
teaspoon ground black pepper
teaspoon cayenne pepper
teaspoon ground cumin
15 ounce can dark red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
15 ounce can Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained
- Cook ground beef, onion, sweet pepper, and garlic in a 4-quart Dutch oven or pot until meat is brown and onion is tender; drain off fat.
- Stir in water and tomato paste until combined. Stir in undrained diced tomatoes, mustard, chili powder, salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, and cumin. Stir in kidney beans and Great Northern beans.
- Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 30 minutes. Top each serving with cheddar cheese. Makes 8 to 10 servings.