Traditional Louisiana Tex-Mex Chili

Serves about 8. Modified by Dwyer Brousard from a recipe on 3-ounce bottle of Mexene chili powder seasoning.

1½ lbs. ground beef

½ cup chili powder

2 large onions, chopped

4 stalks celery, chopped

1 green bell pepper, chopped

2 tbs. garlic, minced

1½ tsps. cumin

2 tbls. flour

1 (12-oz.) can tomato sauce

1 (12-oz.) can stewed tomatoes

12 ozs. water

1 (16-oz.) can Blue Runner Creole cream-style red beans

1 (15.5-oz.) can Trappey’s red kidney beans

1. Brown beef on top of stove in a roaster pan.

2. Mix remaining ingredients and add to beef. Cook on low for 30 minutes.