1 pound ground beef
1 (16 ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 (15 ounce) can pizza sauce
1 (14 1/2 ounce) can Italian stewed tomatoes
1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
1 1/2 cups water
1 (3 1/2 ounce) package sliced pepperoni
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 teaspoon pizza seasoning or Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon salt
Shredded mozzarella cheese (optional)
In a large saucepan, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the beans, pizza sauce, tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, pepperoni, green pepper, pizza seasoning and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes or until chili reaches desired thickness. Garnish with cheese if desired.
Yields 8 servings.