Classic, robust chili! This chili has the perfect amount of heat but also feels fresh by draining the grease and adding some fresh peppers.

Classic Chili

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 12 (10 oz) bowls
Protein: 19g
Carbs: 24g
Fat: 19g
Calories: 312kcal
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Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 lb pork sausage
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 jalapeno diced
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 2 cups petite diced tomatoes (or 1 - 15 oz can)
  • 2 cups crushed tomatoes (or 1 - 15 oz can)
  • 2 cups tomato sauce (or 1 - 15 oz can)
  • 4 tbsp green chiles (or 1 - 4 oz can)
  • 4 cups red kidney beans (or 2 - 15 oz can)
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp ground cayenne pepper

Instructions

  • Brown the ground beef in a skillet. Drain grease and set aside.
  • Brown the pork sausage in a skillet. Drain grease and set aside.
  • Saute the onion, jalapeno, and bell pepper. Set aside.
  • Put all ingredients (including browned meat and sauted veggies), in an Instant Pot or a large pot on the stove.
  • To cook in the instant pot: pressure cook for 40 minutes.
  • To cook stove top: simmer for 60+ minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Classic Chili
Amount Per Serving (1 bowl (10 oz))
Calories 312 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 54mg18%
Sodium 982mg43%
Potassium 795mg23%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 1120IU22%
Vitamin C 21mg25%
Calcium 71mg7%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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