Total Time
2hrs 10mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 1 hr 45 mins

The addition of taco sauce makes this recipe stand out, I used Old El Paso spicy for this but any brand will do. I advise you to make this chili a day in advance, it will give the flavors a chance to blend even further. You can adjust the seasonings to taste.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat; add in the turkey sausage, ground beef, onions, green bell pepper, jalapeno pepper, garlic and chili powder, cumin and oregano; cook until the sausage and beef are well browned (about 7-8 minutes) stirring with a spoon to break up the meat.
  2. Add in tomato paste; stir for 1 minute.
  3. Add in bay leaves, brown sugar, red wine chopped tomatoes with juice, taco sauce and kidney beans; bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 1 hour.
  4. Uncover and simmer over medium-low heat for another 45 minutes (uncovered) stirring occasionally.
  5. Season with salt, pepper and Tabasco.
  6. Ladle into bowls and top with sour cream and shredded cheddar cheese.


Most Helpful

This is a very nice chili recipe. I minced up some of the jalepeno seeds and added them in the first step to increase the heat.

chiamani April 22, 2012

Made this last night for dinner and the only thing I did differently was used cubed up chuck roast for the ground beef and cut the recipe in half. It was delicious, but next time I will use ground beef to make it a little thicker in texture. Served with Recipe#108414#108414 and a green salad topped with Recipe#92933#92933. Another fabulous meal. Thank you!

mama smurf March 13, 2010

My oh my! This was deIiciious! I chose this recipe for the cookathon for Kittencal because it hadn't been rated yet and because it looked good. I made very few changes-a red pepper instead of green because I didn't have green on hand and only one can of beans because DH isn't crazy about them. I used one jalapeno because that is all I had, but ended up adding about 1/2 to 1 tsp. cayenne to up the heat factor. It was just about a perfect amount of spice for us. The turkey sausage was nice, a different texture to the beef and added to the flavour. All in all, a really great chili recipe!

Paja December 07, 2008

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