BEST WENDY’S CHILI FOR COLD DAY!!

Ingredients :

2 pounds fresh ground beef

1 quart tomato juice

1 (29-ounce) can tomato purée

1 (15-ounce) can red kidney beans, drained

1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, drained

1 medium-large onion, chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)

1/2 cup diced celery

1/4 cup diced green bell pepper

1/4 cup chili powder (use less for milder chili)

1 teaspoon ground cumin (use more for real flavor)

1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

1/2 teaspoon sugar

1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Instructions :

In a large skillet, brown the ground beef. Drain off the fat. Put the beef and the remaining ingredients in a 6-quart pot. Cover the pot and let the chili simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, stirring every 15 minutes.