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          Texas Style Chili
           From the kitchen at Almira

4 lbs 85% lean Ground Beef
56 oz crushed tomatoes 
56 oz diced tomatoes 
5 - 16oz cans "Ranch Style Beans"
Pickled Jalapenos Slices
2 tbsp Chili Powder
1 tsp Garlic salt
1 tsp Oregano
1 tsp Paprika
1 tbsp Cayenne Pepper
1 lg Yellow Onion

( Following the method of preparation for this recipe is important if you want it to taste right )

1. In a separate bowl, combine the chili powder, garlic salt, oregano, paprika, and cayenne pepper and set aside.

2. Chop onion and jalapenos and set aside.

3. In a 10 quart pot, brown ground beef and add combined spices and mix thoroughly.
( This recipe will fit in an 8 quart pot, but you won't be able to stir it without spilling )

4. Add chopped onion and jalapenos as beef begins to brown.  

5. Allow to simmer for 30 - 45 minutes on low to med heat stirring regularly.  

6. Add : 5 - 15oz containers "Ranch Style Beans"
( The Ranch Style Bean is a big part of this recipe, no other bean has the correct flavor of the gravy in these beans )

7. Add:
56 oz crushed tomatoes 
56 oz sliced tomatoes
8. Allow to simmer on med to low for 2 to 4 hours stirring regularly.