You are here: Home » Recipes » Gourmet Chili Gourmet Chili Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 8 to 10 servings This chili can be made ahead of time and is a tailgate favorite. PrintEmail Ingredients 2 pounds ground round1 large onion, chopped1 -- green bell pepper, chopped1 cup chopped celery2/3 stick butter1 -- (20-ounce) can crushed tomatoes1 -- (16-ounce) can tomato sauce1 cup water3 -- garlic cloves, mashed3 tablespoons chili powder1 teaspoon each oregano, salt and pepper1 teaspoon hot red pepper sauce2 -- (15-ounce) cans kidney beans, drained and rinsed Instructions Brown the ground round in a skillet, stirring until crumbly; drain. Saute the onion, bell pepper and celery in butter in a skillet until tender. Add the beef, tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, garlic, chili powder, oregano, salt, pepper and hot sauce; mix well. Simmer for 2 hours. Stir in the beans. Simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Recipe reprinted with permission from Newnan Junior Service League’s Simply Southern(Newnan, Georgia, 2008).