Brono Billy's Chili

(Helene Taylor from Ohio)

1 pound ground beef
28-oz. can of diced tomatoes (Red Gold Brand
28-oz. can crushed tomatoes (Red Gold Brand)
6-oz. can tomato paste
2 to 4 cups of water (depending how thick you want)
1 package Chili seasoning (any brand)
1 Tablespoon chili powder
1 medium yellow onion, diced
1 medium green pepper, diced
1 can black beans
1 can red kidney beans
Cheddar cheese for topping, if desired
Chopped onions for topping, if desired

Cook ground beef.  Drain fat.  Stir in diced tomatoes, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, water, chili seasoning, chili powder, onions, green pepper, black beans, and kidney beans.  Bring to a boil and then simmer for at least one hour.  Sprinkle with sharp Cheddar cheese and/or onions.