Recipe courtesy of Mel Coleman

Cattle Drive Chili

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  • Total: 1 hr 50 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 1 hr 45 min
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1 pound ground beef

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup thinly sliced onions

1/2 cup boiling water

3 tablespoons chili powder combined with 3 tablespoons water

1 can whole peeled tomatoes, chopped

1 tablespoon sugar

1 can red kidney beans


  1. Season beef with salt. Brown beef in hot skillet. Add onions, water, chile paste, tomatoes, sugar. Cover and simmer for 1 hour. Uncover and cook for another 1/2 hour. Add one can red kidney beans and heat. Water can be added for desired consistency.