Spicy Sausage & Black Bean Chili

Recipe by MMers
READY IN: 1hr 40mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Remove sausage from casing.
  • In dutch oven over medium-high heat, brown meat breaking it up with a wooden spoon as it cooks.
  • Drain off all but 2 tsp fat.
  • Reduce heat to medium.
  • Add chili powder, cumin, oregano, cinnamon, fennel seeds and bay leaves.
  • Cook, stirring for 1 minute.
  • Add onions, garlic, red peppers, adobo sauce, and chipotle pepper.
  • Cook, stirring, for about 8 minutes or until vegetables are softened.
  • Stir in diced tomatoes and 2 cups water.
  • Bring to boil, reduce heat and cook, covered, for 20 minutes.
  • Stir in beans.
  • Simmer, uncovered, for another 30 minutes or until sauce is thickened.
  • Remove bay leaves.
  • Note: you can substitute a jalapeno pepper for the chipotle pepper and hot sauce for the adobo sauce.
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