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Italian-Style Chili

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 25 mins
Yield Makes 6 to 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Italian pork sausage
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/3 cup Chili Seasoning Mix
  • 2 (14.5-oz.) cans diced tomatoes with green pepper, celery, and onion
  • 2 (8-oz.) cans tomato sauce
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 small zucchini, diced

How to Make It

  1. Remove casings from sausage, and discard; brown sausage and ground beef in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat, stirring often, 4 to 5 minutes or until beef crumbles and is no longer pink; drain well. Return beef to Dutch oven; sprinkle evenly with seasoning mix, and sauté 1 minute over medium-high heat.

  2. Stir in diced tomatoes and remaining ingredients; bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes. Serve chili over hot cooked spaghetti noodles tossed with olive oil and chopped fresh cilantro.