Rusty's Chili Mac

  1. 1 pound ground beef
    1 small yellow onion, chopped fine
    2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    1 to 2 cans kidney beans, drained
    1 (20 ounce) can tomato juice
  2. 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
    1 teaspoon chili powder
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    Elbow macaroni, cooked
  1. Brown beef and onions in oil. Drain.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients, except macaroni.
  3. Simmer for an hour on medium-low. Remove from heat, Mix the macaroni and the chili together.
  4. Contributed by LladyRusty

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