Steak Shake 5 Way Chili

posted by Gail1935 10-05-101 8:34 AM

Steak n Shake 5 Way Chili

2 lb. Lean Ground Chuck (coarsely ground)
1 + 1/2 C. onion (diced)
1 tsp. celery salt
4 (8 oz.) cans tomato sauce
1 C. Water
2 (16 oz.) cans light kidney beans (with liquid)
2 tsp. garlic powder
1 + 1/2 tsp. garlic salt
2 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
2 (8 oz.) cans tomato paste

In a skillet on medium low heat sauté ground beef and onions. When beef has been cooked, drain all grease and place in a medium large sauce pan. Add celery salt, tomato sauce, kidney beans, garlic powder, garlic salt, chili powder, pepper, water and salt, mix all ingredients.

On low heat place a lid on sauce pan and simmer for one hour, stirring frequently. After chili has been cooking for a hour add tomato paste and stir well. Place lid on pan and simmer an additional half hour.

1 lb. Spaghetti (prepare as directed on package)
12 oz Package Shredded Monterey/Colby Jack Cheese
1 Medium Onion (diced)
Chili Sauce (Heinz)

Prepare spaghetti as directed and drain.

To assemble: For individual serving, in a shallow bowl or plate place generous helping of spaghetti, 3/4 C. Chili, 2 Tbs. Chili Sauce, Chopped Onions (to taste), 1/2 C. Shredded Monterey Jack and Colby Cheese; mix. Top with additional onions to your taste. Any leftover chili can be placed on crisp tortilla chips for a light lunch or a great snack.

Chili sauce can be purchased at most grocery stores in the condiement area. It is sold in a glass bottle, and looks somewhat like the old glass Heinz Ketchup bottles.

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