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Italian Chili Recipe

Posted by Bradley47 | 3:08 PM |

Ingredients

* 1 pound lean ground beef
* 1/2 pound bulk Italian sausage
* 1 cup chopped onion
* 1 cup chopped green sweet pepper
* 3 cloves garlic, minced
* 1 28-ounce can Italian-style tomatoes, cut up
* 1 15-ounce can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
* 1 15-ounce can light red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
* 1 cup water
* 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
* 2 to 3 tablespoons chili powder
* 2 teaspoons dried basil, crushed
* 2 teaspoons dried oregano, crushed
* 1/2 teaspoon bottled hot pepper sauce (optional)
* 1/4 teaspoon salt
* Hot cooked rice
* Shredded cheddar cheese
* Dairy sour cream

Directions

1. In a large skillet, cook ground beef, sausage, onion, green pepper, and
garlic until meat is brown and vegetables are tender; drain. In a 3-1/2- or
4-quart electric crockery cooker, combine the meat mixture, undrained
tomatoes, chickpeas, beans, water, Worcestershire sauce, chili powder, basil,
oregano, bottled hot pepper sauce (if desired), and salt.

2. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 8 hours or cook on high-heat
setting for 3 to 4 hours. Serve over hot cooked rice. Top with shredded
cheddar cheese and sour cream. Makes 6 to 8 servings.