Fruity Meatball Chili

Pat Duran


This recipe came about, because I wanted to make some chili- but just a little different from your "run of the mill" chili. This chili turned out awesome- we all loved it...hope you give it a try!

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8 to 10
15 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


! Tbsp
bacon drippings (grease)
1 medium
onion, diced
3 stalk(s)
celery, diced
1 tsp
each of seasoned salt ,garlic powder and pepper
15 oz
can roma tomato sauce
28 oz
can crushed tomatoes
1 1/4 oz
package chili seasoning mix
1 c
peach nectar or juice
1 medium
red apple,seeded , do not peel, diced
2 can(s)
(29 oz. each) dark red kidney beans,not drained
16 oz
can chick peas, drained( garbanzo beans)
2 bag(s)
(14 oz. each) italian frozen meatballs
1 dash(es)
ground cinnamon


1In a large soup kettle, add the bacon drippings,when melted add the celery and onion,stir and brown slightly.
2Stir in all remaining ingredients, and simmer until meatballs have thawed. Enjoy!
Serve with cheddar crackers.
3I used these meatballs.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chili
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy