Brown 1 lb ground beef.
Put cooked ground beef in crock pot with 1 can kidney beans (undrained), 1 16 oz can tomato sauce, 2 small cans tomato paste and 2-3 cups of water. Add 2-4 teaspoons of chili powder.
Optional- add 2 cups of uncooked macaroni
Cook on high for 4-6 hours.
*Double recipe for lots of servings. Freezes well.