All-American Chili

Nutritional Information Calories:375 (29% from fat) Fat:12g (sat 4.6g, poly 1.1g) Protein:28.9g Carbohydrate:33.7g Fiber:8.2g Cholesterol:59mg Iron:5mg Sodium:969mg

All-American Chili

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 6

    ounces hot turkey Italian sausage

  • 2

    cups chopped onion

  • 1

    cup chopped green bell pepper

  • 8

    garlic cloves, minced

  • 1

    pound ground sirloin

  • 1

    jalapeño pepper, chopped

  • 2

    tablespoons chili powder

  • 2

    tablespoons brown sugar

  • 1

    tablespoon ground cumin

  • 3

    tablespoons tomato paste

  • 1

    teaspoon dried oregano

  • ½

    teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • ¼

    teaspoon salt

  • 2

    bay leaves

  • cups Merlot or other fruity red wine

  • 2

    (28-ounce) cans whole tomatoes, undrained and coarsely chopped

  • 2

    (15-ounce) cans kidney beans, drained

  • ½

    cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese

Directions

Heat a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Remove casings from sausage. Add sausage, onion, and the next 4 ingredients (onion through jalapeño) to pan; cook 8 minutes or until sausage and beef are browned, stirring to crumble. Add chili powder and the next 7 ingredients (chili powder through bay leaves), and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in wine, tomatoes, and kidney beans; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Uncover and cook for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Discard the bay leaves. Sprinkle each serving with cheddar cheese.


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