Low Fat Sausage Chili

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by Your Gourmet Girlfr

This doesn't taste like a low fat chili. I love the italian sausage in it. Even better the next day. Great with garlic bread and a good green salad!

Top Review by PSU Lioness

I wasn't sure what to expect from this at first but it was really good. I followed the instructions with the exceptions that I used all hot sausage, skipped the jalapenos (since I used all hot sausage) and added a little bit more chili powder. I also used Great Northern beans instead of pinto beans since I didn't have any on hand. I was worried that it was going to be watery but after letting it cook with the lid off for the final half hour, it thickened up nicely. We served it with sweet cornbread and a salad. I think this may become our "go to" chili recipe! Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat a large pot over medium-high heat.
  2. Remove casings from sausage. Add sausage, onion, and the next 4 ingredients (up to and including the optional jalapeño) to the pot. Cook 8 minutes or until sausage and beef are browned, stirring to crumble.
  3. Add chili powder and the next 7 ingredients, chili powder to bay leaves. Cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  4. Stir in wine, tomatoes, and beans. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  5. Uncover and cook for 30 minutes more, stirring occasionally. Toss bay leaves.
  6. Garnish as desired.
  7. Enjoy!

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