Hearty Sausage-Bean Chili

READY IN: 35mins
Top Review by Derf2440

Not the best chili we've ever had but edible. The instructions are very poorly written, ingredients listed, brown sugar, cumin and tomato sauce, not included in instructions, When should they be added?? By the time they were half simmered I noticed these 3 ingredients sitting on the counter and realized I had not added them to the chili; having just followed the instructions. So they were only in the chili for the last 15 minutes of simmer, which probably made the chili looser than it should have been. They might have been tastier had they been added at least at the beginning of the simmering. I used hot Italian sausage links with the casings removed. [Editor's note: recipe was updated as a result of these comments 3/8/02]

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauté sausage with onions, peppers, and celery until sausage is browned and crumbly.
  2. Add beans, brown sugar, cumin and tomatoes.
  3. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, for about 30 minutes, or until thickened, stirring occasionally.

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