Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs

Since I'm very particular about chili I look at new recipes for the dish with a skeptical eye. This one, published in the Chicago Tribune on 1/11/06 looked interesting and turned out to be quite good. It wasn't nearly spicy enough so I recommend increasing the amount of jalapenos to 6 or more and at least doubling the amount of chili powder.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat.
  2. Add sausage and beef to oil. Cook until browned, about 8 minutes.
  3. Stir in onion, bell pepper, garlic, jalapenos, chili powder, cumin seeds and salt. Cook, stirring often, until onion softens, about 4 minutes.
  4. Add tomatoes, beans, broth, tomato paste, cilantro and parsley; stir to combine. Heat to a boil; reduce to a simmer. Cook, partially covered, until flavors have blended, 2 1/2-3 hours.
  5. Taste and adjust seasonings.
  6. Serve with toppings on the side if desired.