Season's Famous Homemade Chili

YIELD: 500, 101/2 oz. servings

128 lbs. ground beef/turkey blend
7 lbs., 4 oz. onions, peeled
4 lbs., 11 oz. green pepper, diced
1 oz. garlic, diced
7 lbs. whole celery stalks, diced
9 1/2 #10 cans tomato strips, diced
2 1/2 lbs. chili powder
7 1/4 oz. Spanish paprika
12 1/2 oz. salt
13 #10 cans dark kidney beans
12 #10 cans tomato purèe
5 bottles Worcestershire sauce
3 1/2 oz. black pepper
2 oz. garlic powder
2 1/2 #10 cans tomato ketchup

  1. Brown ground beef and turkey in steam jacketed kettle; drain off excess fat.
  2. Add onions, celery, green bell peppers and garlic. Simmer until vegetables are tender.
  3. Add all remaining ingredients to kettle. Stir gently but thoroughly. Simmer 1 hour.

Recipe from Mary Angela Miller, administrative director , Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH.