Total Time
1hr 50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

This is an adaptation of a recipe posted by Lynne Valeriote on the web site. My son loves this recipe and I make it weekly and store it in containers in individual serving sizes in the freezer. You can make it hotter or tamer by adjusting the amount of chipotles.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown Italian sausage and ground meat together over medium heat in large pot draining any excess fat.
  2. Add onions, celery garlic and cook until softened.
  3. Add sweet pepper for a few minutes, otherwise they are too soft.
  4. Add chili powder, minced chipotle,and liquid smoke.
  5. Add tomatoes, sugar and corn, mixing well.
  6. Bring to boil and let simmer slowly for an hour, stirring occasionally.
  7. Add kidney beans and let simmer another 15 minutes.
  8. Taste and add salt and pepper if needed.


Most Helpful

Fabulous recipe - thanks for posting. Made a great change from the usual chilli con carne we cook. Just loved the smoky flavour, definitely one we will be making again.

Sarah September 20, 2004

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