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Gridiron Chili

Gridiron Chili


  • 2 pounds hot Italian sausage, removed from casing
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large green pepper, cubed
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, minced
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 2 packages (about 2 oz. each) chili seasoning
  • 2 cans (16 oz. each) kidney beans, drained
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz. each) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (6 oz.) tomato paste
  • Shredded Cheddar cheese, sliced jalapenos, sour cream, if desired


  1. Crumble sausage and ground beef into large skillet. Over medium high heat, brown sausage and ground beef. Drain fat.
  2. Add garlic, green pepper, onion and jalapeno to meat mixture and cook until onion is softened.
  3. Place meat and onion mixture in slow cooker crock.
  4. Add remaining ingredients. Stir to combine.
  5. Cover and cook on HIGH for 4 hours or LOW for 8 hours.
  6. Serve with shredded Cheddar cheese, sliced jalapenos and sour cream, if desired.

Serves: 10-12


Course: Main Course, Soups, Stews and Chili

Prep Time: 10 - 20 minutes

Cook Time: 2-4 hours, 7+ hours

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Recommended Products: Slow Cookers

Gridiron Chili nutritional information

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