Meat and Bean Chili


1 lb dry kidney beans
1 lbs ground meat (beef or turkey)
15 ounces canned tomatoes
1 med onion, chopped
1/2 cup Bell pepper, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 packet chicken stock bouillon
Chili powder
1 teaspoon dried oregano
Salt and pepper

Soak beans in cold water overnight.  Drain and rinse.  Saute onion and pepper, garlic until soft, add cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper, cook for 3 minutes.  Remove vegetables to dish.  Cook meat until done and crumbled, drain.  In crock pot, or on the stove, combine beans, meat, bouillon, oregano, vegetables and tomatoes.  Add 3-4 cups water (or enough to just cover the beans).  Simmer until done (3 hours on the stove or 6 hours in the crock pot).

Serves 8