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Tennessee Pride Chili Recipe

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Added: Thursday, November 6, 2008


1 pound Tennessee Pride Country Sausage
1 medium onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 medium green pepper, chopped
1 (28-ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes, undrained
2 (16-ounce cans red kidney beans
1 tbsp chili powder
2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cayenne
1 cup water

Saute sausage and ground beef, onion, green pepper, and garlic in a large heavy saucepan until browned, stirring to crumble sausage; drain excess grease. Stir in remaining ingredients . Break tomatoes with back of wooden spoon. Cover and simmer 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Additional water may be added if needed.

8 servings




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