The Perfect Chili

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Josee Lanzi

By
@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! :)

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12 - 16
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
2 Hr

Ingredients

  • 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
  • 1
    chili pepper chopped (seeds removed)
  • 1
    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
  • 3
    garlic cloves minced
  • 1
    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
    paprika
  • 1/4 c
    chili powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 3 c
    sharp cheddar shredded cheese 2% reduced fat

How to Make The Perfect Chili

Step-by-Step

  1. On 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.
  2. Next 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.

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About The Perfect Chili

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes



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