jenn's basic chili

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Jennifer Booker
from LaGrange, GA

“This has won in a few taste-testing contests at work & local fairs! It started being made for my Pumpkin Night, but it’s now a must for my husband’s football parties!”

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 8
prep time 45 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For jenn's basic chili

  • 1 lb
    mild breakfast sausage
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 md
    onion, chopped
  • 1
    garlic clove, minced
  • 1 sm
    green bell pepper
  • 1 sm
    red bell pepper
  • 1 sm
    orange bell pepper
  • 28 oz
    can diced tomato, undrained (chili flavor)
  • 16 oz
    can dark red kidney beans
  • 16 oz
    can light red kidney beans
  • 16 oz
    can southwestern style black beans
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt (or to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1 c
    water
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How To Make jenn's basic chili

  • 1
    Sauté sausage & ground beef, onion, peppers & garlic in a large, heavy saucepan until browned, stirring to crumble sausage; drain excess grease.
  • 2
    Combine sausage mixture with remaining ingredients in a large stockpot.
  • 3
    Cover & simmer 1-1 ½ hours.
  • 4
    This can also be done in a crockpot on low for several hours (the longer it cooks the more time the spices have to stew!)
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