Makes 12-14 servings.
1 tablespoon butter or vegetable oil
1 pound ground chuck beef (80% lean)
3/4 cup chopped yellow onion
1 pkg (1.25 oz each) chili seasoning mix
1 can (16 oz each) beans in chili seasoned sauce, undrained
1 (8 oz) cup Tomato Sauce
1 cup water
1. Melt butter or vegetable oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat
2. Cook onion (5 minutes)
3. Add the beef and cook until beef is browned (10 minutes); drain.
4. Stir in seasoning mix.
5. Add remaining ingredients; bring to a boil.
6. Reduce heat to medium low; simmer 10 minutes, stirring several times.
NOTE: Left over sauce freezes easily for later use.