Sweet Italian Turkey Sausage & Three-Bean Chili

Sweet Italian Turkey Sausage & 3-Bean Chili:

Ingredients:

  • 1, 15-Oz. Can of Kidney Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1, 15-Oz. Can of Black Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1, 15-Oz. Can of Cannellini Beans (White beans), drained and rinsed
  • 1 1/4 LB Sweet Italian Turkey Sausage (Jenny-O’s)
  • 1 Onion, large and chopped
  • 2 Jalapeno chilies, chopped and seeded
  • 1 1/2, 28-ounce Cans of Crushed Tomatoes in puree
  • 1 TB Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 TB, plus 2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 2 tsp Cumin, ground
  • 1 TB Red Wine Vinegar

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. 
  2. Add Sweet Italian sausages and brown on all sides, turning occasionally-about 7-8 minutes
  3. Transfer the sausages to a plate. 
  4. Add chopped onion to pan and sauté 5 minutes
  5. Add chilies and sauté 1 minute
  6. Add chili powder and cumin and stir until aromatic, about 30 seconds
  7. Add crushed tomatoes and all beans
  8. Simmer 15 minutes to blend flavors
  9. Cut sausage into 1/2-inch pieces. 
  10. Add sausage to chili and simmer until cooked through, stirring occasionally-about 10 minutes. 
  11. Mix in vinegar and season chili to taste with salt & pepper.
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