Touchdown Italian Chili For A Crowd Recipe

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Touchdown Italian Chili for a Crowd

Mikekey K

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@Mikekey

Great to make ahead for tailgating, or for game day at home for a group. Serve with crusty bread or cornbread.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 pkg
(appr. 19 oz) italian sausage links (mild or hot)
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 c
chopped onion
3 stalk(s)
celery, sliced into 1/2-inch pieces
1 large
red bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces
1 large
yellow bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces
1 large
green bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces
1 Tbsp
minced garlic
3 can(s)
(14.5 oz each) italian stewed tomatoes
1 can(s)
(15 oz) red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 can(s)
(15 oz) garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
1 can(s)
(6 oz) tomato paste
3/4 c
sliced black olives
1/4 c
cream sherry (optional)
1 Tbsp
chopped fresh basil
1 1/2 tsp
unsweetened cocoa powder
black pepper, to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Grill or pan-fry sausages according to package instructions. Slice them lengthwise and then into 1/2-inch half moons.
2
In a large Dutch ove or soup pot, heat oil over medium-high heat and saute onion, celery, peppers and garlic until tender, turning down heat if needed, to keep garlic from burning.
3
Add sausage and remaining ingredients and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chili
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtags: #potluck, #game-day