|Ground beef||1 1⁄2 Pound|
|Bacon drippings||1 Tablespoon|
|Onion||1 Medium, peeled and chopped|
|Green bell pepper||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), seeded and chopped|
|Garlic/1 teaspoon garlic powder||1 Clove (5 gm), peeled and minced|
|Chopped celery||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Chili powder||1 Tablespoon|
|Granulated sugar||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Black pepper||To Taste|
|Canned whole tomatoes||16 Ounce (1 Can, Undrained)|
|Canned whole kernel corn||16 Ounce (1 Can, Undrained)|
|Canned ranch style beans||32 Ounce (1 Can, Undrained)|
|Potatoes||6 Medium, peeled and cubed|
|Water||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
Brown ground beef in bacon drippings, separating meat with a fork as it cooks.
Add onion, green pepper, garlic and celery; cook until vegetables are soft.
Add chili powder, sugar, salt and pepper; mix well.
Add tomatoes with their liquid, breaking them up with a knife or the back of a spoon.
Add corn, beans, potatoes and water.
Bring to a boil, stirring well.
Cover and simmer until potatoes are tender.
Stir occasionally during cooking.