~ Just Another Tasty Chili ~ Cassies

Cassie *


Another hit with my family! A nice thick, hearty chili. A great meal for all the cold days everyone's been experiencing.


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6 - 8


15 Min


1 Hr


Stove Top


1 - 2 Tbsp
bacon fat for browning meat - oil if you don't have
1/2 lb
each - sausage & ground beef - more if you like it meatier
1 small
chopped onion
1/2 c
each - chopped, red bell pepper - chopped green bell pepper
2 Tbsp
flour & chili powder
2 1/2 Tbsp
minced, dried garlic flakes
1 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 tsp
ground cumin
1 tsp
each - cayenne, salt, crushed red pepper & sugar
2 tsp
garlic powder
1 - 15 oz
cans of each - dark red kidney beans ( rinsed ) - pinto beans( rinsed ) - chili beans
1 - 28 oz
can - plum tomatoes and juice - chopped
1 - 15 oz
tomato sauce
1/2 c
each - strong black coffee & water
to serve with - sour cream, shredded cheese, green onion

Directions Step-By-Step

In a dutch oven, brown onion, peppers, sausage and ground beef in 1 - 2 tablespoon of bacon fat, until meat is no longer pink. Drain, and add back to pot.
Stir in the chopped tomatoes,tomato sauce, all spices, flour, Worcestershire sauce, beans, coffee and stir to combine.

Bring to a boil, then simmer for 1 hour - stirring occasionally.
Taste and adjust seasonings if desired. It should be pretty thick, add 1/2 cup or more water to thin out if desired.
Ladle into bowls and add favorite condiments.

As with any good chili, is even better the next day.


About this Recipe

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