In a 4- to 5-quart Dutch oven, brown half of the meat in the hot oil; remove meat from Dutch oven. Add remaining meat, onions, sweet pepper, and celery to Dutch oven. Cook and stir until meat is brown and onion is tender. Return all meat to Dutch oven.
Add the undrained tomatoes, parsley flakes, chili powder, salt, garlic powder, and black pepper to the meat mixture. Stir in undrained beans. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 1-1/2 hours, stirring occasionally. Makes 6 sevings.
If using ground beef or pork, it may be necessary to drain excess fat after browning the meat.