Lucca's Italian Chili

Lucca's Italian Chili Recipe

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Lucca Rossi


Came up with this idea after watching a Packer's game, along with the mandatory beverages & some bad chili. You can always tweek to your liking. Hope you enjoy it!


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20 Min
5 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 1/2 lb
    italian pork sausage, mix to your liking between hot & sweet
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 1
    green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2
    celery ribs, chopped
  • 4 clove
    garlic, minced, or more if you wish
  • 35 oz
    crushed tomatoes
  • 1
    can white kidney beans
  • 1 1/2 c
    tomato juice
  • 8 oz
    mushrooms, fresh & sliced
  • 6 oz
    tomato paste
  • 1/2 lb
    pepperoni slices, cut in half
  • 2 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    crushed red pepper
  • ·
    italian cheese for topping

How to Make Lucca's Italian Chili


  1. Remove sausage from casing, brown & drain
  2. Add onion, pepper, celery to pan – cook until soft, add garlic & cook for 1 minute
  3. Add sausage, vegetables & rest of ingredients (Not Cheese) into crockpot
  4. Cook on low 4 – 6 hours
  5. Garnish with cheese
  6. Serve with garlic bread & your favorite chianti

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About Lucca's Italian Chili

Course/Dish: Chili
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtags: #chili, #Italian

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