1 pound ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
2 cans (10.7 ounces) tomato soup
1 can (14.5 ounces) peeled tomatoes, diced or crushed
1 can (15 ounces) dark red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 tablespoon chili powder, or to taste
In a deep pot or Dutch oven, brown the ground beef and onion; season with salt and pepper. Drain any grease from the pot.
To the pot add salt and pepper, tomato soup, plus 2 canfuls of water, tomatoes and kidney beans. Add chili powder and stir well. Simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Serves six to eight.