Kimmy's Zesty Chili

Recipe Rating:
 12 Ratings
Serves: 8
Prep Time:
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Cooking Method: Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb extra lean ground beef
8 oz light italian sausage (casing removed)
5 tsp minced garlic
1 c diced red onions
1 c diced celery
1 c diced green pepper
1 1/2 Tbsp chili powder
1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 1/2 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp ground coriander
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1 can(s) diced tomatoes (19 oz.)
1 can(s) tomato sauce (14 oz.)
1 c beef broth
1 can(s) red kidney beans (19 oz.)
1 can(s) beans in tomato sauce
3 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 c grated medium cheddar cheese
1 Tbsp lime juice
1 Tbsp honey

The Cook

Kim Crain Recipe
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Well Seasoned
Perth, ON, Canada
Kim_Crain
Member Since Jul 2012
Kim's notes for this recipe:
Every cook has a special version of chili - here's mine. It's meaty and nicely spiced with just the right amount of beans. I love the way the beans absorb the spices and rich tomato sauce. Bon appetit!!! Kimmy
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Kitchen Crew
We really liked the mix of meat in this recipe... beef and Italian sausage, oh my! Also, the addition of lime juice and honey sweetens the flavor a bit, making for a more mild (but still tasty!) chili.

Directions

1
Cook sausage, beef, garlic and onions in a large pot over medium-high heat until meat is no longer pink. Add celery and green pepper. Cook and stir for 3 minutes, or until vegetables begin to soften.
2
Stir in chili powder, cumin, oregano, coriander, and black pepper. Cook for 1 more minute. Add undrained tomatoes, tomato sauce and beef broth. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3
Add beans and simmer, covered for 1 hour. Remove from heat. Stir in fresh cilantro, lime juice and honey. Serve chili topped with grated cheddar cheese, if desired.
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user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Jan 3, 2013
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
user cathy murphy msabbyk - Feb 17, 2013
Hi I am curious as to what "beans in tomato sauce" are? I have never seen these in the store. What kind of beans are they maybe I could substitute?
user Sandra Marrs sunnidaze - Feb 17, 2013
What type of beans in tomato sauce?
user Judi Fotherby JudithIrene777 - Feb 17, 2013
I always use HEINZ Baked Beans in Tomato Sauce...
user Donna DeMarino DonnaDe - Feb 17, 2013
I use any baked beans I have in my cabinet and then rinse them before putting in chile. If I only have white beans or any kind of beans in pantry, I just rinse them and dump in. This recipe sounds delicious! I just made chile yesterday but will try this next time, sounds wonderful. Thank you for posting!

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