Family Tree Recipes



2 tablespoons oil
1 lb ground beef
1 large onion diced
1 c Celery diced
1 green bell pepper diced
2 teaspoons garlic powder
4 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon cayene pepper
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 can brown beans
1 can red kidney beans
1 can white kidney beans
1 can tomato sauce
1 can crushed tomatos
1 can whole mushrooms


In a large stock pot, heat the oil and start cooking the onions, celery and bell pepper.
Add ground beef and cook until it is all browned.
Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer for about 30 minutes.

serve with bread or pasta

when serving you can also add cheese or sour cream.
- the longer it simmers the more the ingredients blend.
- for less heat you can switch out some of the chili powder with paprika