Homestyle Chili

1 lb ground beef
1 large yellow onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbs cumin
2 tbs chili powder
1 tbs Worcestershire sauce
1 (20 oz) can tomatoes, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 c red wine(dry)
Salt & pepper to taste
1 lb uncooked kidney beans


Cover beans with 2"-3" water. Bring to boil, remove from heat and let stand 1 hour. Drain and set aside. Brown ground beef with onion and garlic. Add remaining ingredients. Cover and simmer about 1 hour. Variations: Use black beans instead of kidney beans. Add fresh ground ginger, paprika or cocoa.

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