Southern Chili
1 1/2 pounds ground meat
1 large onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 1/2 teaspoons salt
3/4 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon chili powder
2 cans tomato paste
2 tomato paste cans water
1 (No. 2) can tomato juice
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
2 cans chili beans, drained

Brown meat with onion, garlic, 1 1/2 teaspoons of the salt, 1/2 teaspoon of the pepper and chili powder.

Combine remaining salt and pepper with remaining ingredients except beans; add to meat mixture. Bring to a boil; simmer for 2 hours. Add beans during final 15 minutes of cooking.

Yields 6 to 8 servings.