The Perfect Chili

Josee Lanzi


It's the perfect chili and that's because like most fabulous recipe creations out there it's from testing and using what you have on hand so on a cold afternoon I looked in my cabinets and refrigerator for what I had on hand and WOW WOW WOW that is all I have to say about that! :)

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12 - 16
20 Min
2 Hr


1 pkg
johnsonville mild italian sausage(out of the casing)
1 1/2 lb
ground turkey
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 1/2 c
yellow onion chopped
1 1/2 c
red bell pepper chopped
chili pepper chopped (seeds removed)
jalapeno pepper chopped( seeds removed)
56 oz
canned crushed tomatoes
6 oz
can tomato paste
15 1/2 oz
can spicy chili beans
1/2 c
cilantro chopped
garlic cloves minced
envelope dry onion soup mix
1/2 c
regular beer
8 oz
can crushed pineapple drained
1 tsp
cayenne pepper
1 tsp
crushed red pepper flakes
1 tsp
ground cumin
1 tsp
1/4 c
chili powder
1 tsp
1 tsp
black pepper
3 c
sharp cheddar shredded cheese 2% reduced fat


1On medium high heat in a large deep pot add oil, sausage and ground turkey and cook until no longer pink about 8 minutes. Make sure to take a spoon and break the meat up into small pieces while it's cooking.

2Next add remaining ingredients mix until well incorporated. Lower heat to low and cover and simmer 2 hours. while cooking mix chili every 15 minutes. Serve hot and top with shredded cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes