All American Chili

Main Dish

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All American Chili

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 6

    oz. Italian sausage

  • 2

    Cups chopped onion

  • 1

    Cup chopped green bell pepper

  • 8

    garlic cloves, minced

  • 1

    lb. ground sirloin

  • 1

    jalapeno pepper, chopped

  • 2

    Tbsp. chili powder

  • 2

    Tbsp. brown sugar

  • 1

    Tbsp. ground cumin

  • 3

    Tbsp. tomato paste

  • 1

    tsp. dried oregano

  • ½

    tsp. freshly ground black pepper

  • ¼

    tsp. salt

  • 2

    bay leaves

  • Cup Merlot or other fruity red wine

  • 2

    (28 oz.) cans whole tomatoes, undrained and coarsely chopped

  • 2

    (15 oz.) cans kidney beans, drained

  • ½

    Cup (2 oz.) shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese

Directions

Heat a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Remove casings from sausage. Add sausage, onion & the next 4 ingredients (onion through jalapeno) to pan; cook 8 minutes or until sausage and beef are browned. 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 for 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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