Chili Beans

Course : Crockpot
Serves: 4-6


1 pound ground beef (extra lean)
1 medium onion -- chopped
6 ounces tomato paste
1 can onion soup
1 cup dried red kidney beans or pinto beans
4 cups water
3 tablespoons chili powder
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon sugar
3/4 teaspoon tabasco pepper sauce *


*(or a little more if you want it to be hotter) Brown beef and onion in skillet. Place beef mixture and remaining ingredients in crock pot. Mix well. Cover. Cook on high 8-10 hours.