This is a very simple, quick chili that is perfect for the cool nights ahead and it is absolutely YUMMY! I like to serve it with shredded cheddar cheese and cornbread sticks. It's truly a very flavorful chili that's not too mild and not too spicy. You can also add your favorite ingredients and spices to make it all your own. Hope y'all enjoy this chili as much as we do.
In a large Dutch oven, brown ground beef, sausage and onion until meat is done and onions are tender. Remove from heat and place meat mixture in colander and strain, patting with paper towels to remove as much grease as possible.
Return meat mixture to Dutch oven. Add both packages of chilo-o mix, cumin, red pepper flakes and stir well. Add remaining ingredients and stir. Return to heat and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Serve hot.