Hearty Beef and Sausage Chili

SERVES 8 | ACTIVE TIME 10 Min | TOTAL TIME 15 Min

1 pound lean ground beef
1-2 jalapeno peppers, diced
1 teaspoon kosher salt
14 ounces smoked hot Italian sausage
2 (14.5 ounce) cans fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes with Garlic
2 (15.5 ounce) cans Bush's Kidneys Beans in Mild Chili Sauce
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper (to taste)

In a large (4 quart) saucepan over medium high heat, add beef, jalapeno and salt. Cooked until lightly browned, break beef up with a wooden spoon as it cooks.

Add sausage, tomatoes, beans, and crushed red pepper flakes (to taste - less for mild, more for hot). Stir. Simmer 5 minutes.

Serve and enjoy!

DONNA'S NOTES: Use chicken or turkey in place of the beef and sausage for a lighter meal. 

Recipe developed by Donna Elick - The Slow Roasted Italian
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