Really Ready Chili

  1. 1/2 pound ground beef
  2. 1 (14.5-ounce) can tomato sauce
  3. 1 cup picante sauce
  4. 1 (16-ounce) can kidney beans
  5. 1 onion, chopped
  6. 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  1. In a medium skillet, brown ground beef over medium-high heat; drain.
  2. Stir in tomato sauce, picante sauce, kidney beans, and chopped onion.
  3. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes over low heat.
  4. Sprinkle with grated cheddar cheese just before serving.

Chili Trivia:

  • Chili is the official state food of Texas
  • Cincinnati Chili was inspired by Greek and Macedonian immigrants around the turn of the 20th century
  • The intensity of heat in the taste of the Chile peppers usually decreases as the size of the pepper increases