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Dave's Chili

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Course: Soups & Stews
Bean type: Pinto Bean
Food type: Chili
Servings: 8
Calories: 313kcal
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  • 1 pound hot Italian sausage casings removed
  • ½ pound ground beef
  • ½ pound ground pork
  • 8 sweet cherry peppers seeded, chopped
  • 2 jalapeno chilies seeded, chopped
  • 1 14.5-ounce can diced tomatoes in juice
  • 1 6-ounce can tomato paste
  • cups water
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon ground white pepper
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 15-ounce can pinto beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup crushed tortilla chips
  • 1-1½ teaspoons salt
  • Assorted garnishes: diced tomatoes, avocados, red onion, chopped cilantro, shredded cheese


  • Cook meats in Dutch oven over medium-high heat until browned, about 10 minutes; drain fat
  • Stir in cherry peppers and chilies and cook 3 minutes longer. Stir in tomatoes and liquid, tomato past, water, chili powder, onion powder, coriander, white pepper and cayenne pepper.
  • Heat to boiling; reduce heat and simmer, covered.
  • Stir in beans and tortilla chips. Season to taste with salt. Ladle chili into bowls and serve with assorted garnishes.


Dave Kaiser
Edina, Minnesota


Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 10g | Sodium: 1293mg | Potassium: 656mg | Fiber: 7g | Calcium: 86mg